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Oct.11.2012 - 11:35 am
I studied both French and Spanish in junior high school, settling on French when I got to high school.  All together, I had two years of Spanish and three of French, and can...
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Aug.08.2012 - 1:46 pm
Today's blog prompt took me by surprise.  I love to read memoirs (and I've even written a couple).  The greatest challenge was this:  how could I possibly pick just...
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Jan.04.2012 - 9:30 am
I don't do resolutions anymore.  Why?  Because they go right out the window.  For example, I resolved to blog regularly here at RedRoom in 2011. Not a single post....
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Dec.08.2010 - 2:33 pm
For many years, I referred to Dec. 8, 1980, as the day that a part of me died.  The memories are etched in my mind's eye:  a series of images that move from belief through full...
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Between Barack and a Hard Place
12.May.2010
Sharon Cathcart reviews
This brief book (two essays) is something I would recommend to any reader who wishes to understand issues of racism in today's world. One need only look at the badly spelled signs...

Comments from Sharon

Jun.07.2010 - 8:54 am
In response to: Rationalizing White Supremacy: Racism, Free Markets and the Morally Obtuse Rand Paul
Interesting article here regarding Fox News' tacit support of Rand Paul's call to appeal the Fair Housing Act (a...
May.26.2010 - 10:40 am
In response to: Rationalizing White Supremacy: Racism, Free Markets and the Morally Obtuse Rand Paul
I had an argument last year with an "objectivist" (now former) friend who basically espoused the same nonsense as Rand...
May.26.2010 - 9:35 am
In response to: Reflections on Racism and Reasonable Suspicion: Immigration, Arizona and Anti-Latino Bias
An Illinois preview of the Arizona Law, wherein a US citizen is threatened with deportation to Mexico. http://gawker....
May.14.2010 - 3:27 pm
In response to: Reflections on Racism and Reasonable Suspicion: Immigration, Arizona and Anti-Latino Bias
Brian wrote:  Thirdly, you've just shown that providing proper identification to the police is a reasonable...
May.13.2010 - 9:03 am
In response to: On Illegal People...and Forgetful Ones: Reflections on Race, Nation and Immigration
Jeff wrote:  If you cannot take the time, maybe you should consider staying where you are.  I learned something very...