Tag Archives: the bridge

  • The Bridge: Independence Day For Africans, Part 1

    Jun 25, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *On July 4, 1776, when the United States of America gained its independence from Great Britain, Africans in America were still in slavery.  The nation talked about independence, but there was none for the African. The major celebrated events which led up to the bloody battle between the former colonies and the former mother nation […]

  • Cultures Clash on US-Mexico Border in FX’s ‘The Bridge’

    May 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *For the past several weeks, viewers of shows on FX have been hit with strange scenes doubling as teasers for the network’s upcoming drama, “The Bridge,” a crime thriller set along the dangerous US-Mexico border. The show follows two detectives – American Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger) from El Paso PD, and Mexican Marco Ruiz (Oscar […]

  • The Bridge: Pledge Allegiance to The Cash, Part 1

    May 7, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *In America, we are taught at an early age to place our hands over our hearts and pledge allegiance to the flag. But many of us have no idea what we are doing. When we pledge allegiance to the flag, we are essentially accepting a full plate of indoctrination to things that may conflict with […]

  • The Bridge: Still Drink Pimpin’

    Apr 23, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *I originally wrote about this in 2005, based on a real life event. Recently, a Facebook status gone wrong alarmed me that people are still thinking and acting like drink pimps and drink whores. An ignominious idiot posted as her status: “Men will buy their boy a drink at the club quicker than they will […]

  • The Bridge: Angry Or Empowered?

    Mar 26, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Sometimes it’s hard to talk to or about Black women without catching heat and inevitably hearing the now empty catchphrase: “You hate Black women!” It seems that for some Black women, any disagreement brings down the wrath of the ages. Even if the disagreement is founded in research, or referenced from other Black women. Many […]

  • The Bridge: Ten Stupid Things To Say

    Mar 19, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    1                     My dog won’t bite. First, he’s your dog and second, you don’t know where I stand. I might be afraid or allergic or just don’t want your dog to be on me. And, you don’t know what your dog will do–only what he has done. Dogs bite, stupid. 2                     I can’t find a man […]