THIS BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE IS TOO, TOO BLACK FOR FRANCE

October 31, 2012

Tags: racism in france, think like a man, steve harvey, tom story, tyler perry, expat blogs, black expat blogs, black women in europe

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Think Like A Man is an American movie, directed by Tom Story which earned over 80 million dollars in the US box offices this Spring. It is a movie based on a relationship book by the author Steve Harvey, titled, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like A Man”.

I read it a while ago. It’ (more…)

OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT: a reprint

September 23, 2012

Tags: obama birthers, obama for president, obama 2012, michele obama, black american president, black women in europe blogs, racism in america, racism in france

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I promise you fresh stuff on the next posts...in the meantime, after speaking to my Mother in NYC today who had just worked on the polls for the Presidential primary, I have decided to post this reprint of mine:


HOW FICKLE CAN YOU GET!?!
From afar, I watched in disbelief.
A relatively unknown (more…)

ALL UP IN MY KOOL-AID AND DON'T EVEN KNOW THE FLAVA

May 11, 2012

Tags: racism in france, racism in europe, black women in france, delorys welch tyson, expat blogs

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Recently, a person wrote me asking how I handled racism in the South of France. This person claimed they had lived here and found the people extremely racist to the point of driving him out of the country. The writer claimed that they were East Asian and Caucasian.

When I asked him to describe (more…)

Racism Reflects Historical Precision In France

February 10, 2011

Tags: racism in france, gingernsaps: a novel, ladyfingers: a novel, black expat writers in france

A word of advice to American Blacks in France. Don’t let Africans bait you with issues of racism in France. If you are an American and Black in France, confronted with this bait, I suggest you resist the temptation to discuss something we are entirely unqualified to discuss.
I suppose you’re wondering (more…)