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The Hypocrisy in The Help: Look no further than Rachel Jenteal and Paula Deen

June 28, 2013


Rachel Jenteal, self nicknamed Diamond Eugene, is the young lady who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin shortly before he was shot and killed.       She’s 19 years old, and in my opinion, she’s still a teenager. But you wouldn’t know it by reading some of the comments about her, because she’s not behaving in court […]

Defend your life: Paula Deen, Serena Williams and “traditions” like The Help

June 23, 2013


I’m a little younger than Paula Deen. And Serena Williams is a bit older than my first child, had she lived. But in each of these women’s statements which rocked the web this week, I recognized “tradition.” In Paula Deen’s case, it was the use of southern traditions that I’ve discussed at length on this blog. […]