Letters to Editor 2007 Articles

Letters to Editor 2007

Please find my humble check . . . to keep the home fires burning. I’ve enjoyed ChickenBones

from the moment I discovered it about four years ago. It is bright, charming, diverse,

argumentative, angry, humorous, spiteful, inconclusive, kindly, over the top, timorous,

and insightful; all those elements that comprise the human condition—and especially us.

I hope you find the wherewithal … Read the rest

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Africa

Ban Firearms in South Africa

Ban Firearms in South Africa 

By Mpumelelo Toyise

Too many images broadcast to the world about our country are of horrific incidents of violent crime.

Contrary to widely propagated beliefs it is the majority, poor and black people, who mainly fall prey to this sickening level of terror. It is mainly women and children who are the face of these … Read the rest

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Isi Ewu  The Anatomy Of A National Delicacy Africa

Isi Ewu  The Anatomy Of A National Delicacy

And finally it arrived, two whole mortars of goat head, comprising mainly bones,

 conversations ceased momentarily as we got ready to settle down to business. Chuks

objected, his reasons . . . the isi-ewu parts [were] missing. .

Isi-Ewu:  The Anatomy of a National Delicacy

By Uche Nworah

 It was one of those evenings, and all I could think of … Read the rest

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CAN A WHITE WOMAN DO THIS Articles

CAN A WHITE WOMAN DO THIS

CAN SHE / CARRY YOUR LOAD / TAKE THE HIGH ROAD

UNDERSTAND / RAISE YOUR SONS TO BE A MAN

COOK LIKE YOUR MAMA / DEAL WITH YOUR DRAMA

SACRIFICE / AND NOT THINK TWICE?

 

CAN A WHITE WOMAN DO THIS?
By Jennifer Brown Banks

STAY STRONG

WHEN YOU ROAM

MAKE A HOUSE INTO A HOME

RAISE HELL

RAISE … Read the rest

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Blinder Justice Articles

Blinder Justice

Kenneth B Walker’s voice cries to us from the dust of the ground to which he returned after living

one socially responsible life and having it taken away from him in a moment of conclusion-jumping

Blinder Justice

How Columbus Georgia Can Lead the Way for America in the Matter of Racial Profiling with Officers of the Law and Their Tricky Read the rest

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Kenya Mean Streets of Baltimore Africa

Kenya Mean Streets of Baltimore

Sorry, but Boys of Baraka is a disingenuous docu-drama which

fudges the truth in service of an infuriating, self-serving agenda,

namely, accolades and awards for the film itself,

Kenya v. Mean Streets of Baltimore

Boys of Baraka

 Review by Kam Williams

After Born into Brothels won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, it was only a matter of time before … Read the rest

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Conversation on ChickenBones Survival Articles

Conversation on ChickenBones Survival

Excuse me for laughing about the comment about the loss of ‘virginity’ of your site,

 if you put a link or two. That’s absurd!

Conversation on ChickenBones Survival

Miriam: I’ve just now had a chance to read your articles and to look at parts of the longer manuscript–all of which are excellent.  I cannot understand why they were not accepted … Read the rest

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