Colorism: We Ain't Talkin' Crayola Crayons Here

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | March 31, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Wyatt O'Brian Evans is a Bilerico-DC contributor. This is part of the series "The Cancer that Slowly Consumes Our Very Souls: Racism" that we're running here on Bilerico Project. The term "colorism" sounds innocuous, a little exotic--you think?...Read More


The Deeping Chasm

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | March 31, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

First, let me say that I'm excited and "pleased as punch" to be part of the Bilerico DC team! I treasure this noteworthy opportunity. I'd intended that the subject of my inaugural column would be the legendary Mr. Essex Hemphill....Read More


There's a book in you

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | March 24, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Wyatt O'Brian Evans is a Bilerico-DC contributor. This is part of the series "The Cancer that Slowly Consumes Our Very Souls: Racism" that we're running here on Bilerico Project. One hot summer night, right before Mom passed away,...Read More


Dire Straits

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | March 17, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Wyatt O'Brian Evans is a Bilerico-DC contributor. This is part of the series "The Cancer that Slowly Consumes Our Very Souls: Racism" that we're running here on Bilerico Project. NaNa is an American citizen who is half-African American,...Read More


Racism: The Cancer that Slowly Consumes Our Very Souls

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | March 10, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

In the early 1990's, I viewed a fascinating PBS series on racism conducted by Frances Cress Welsing, the distinguished African-American behavioral scientist and general and child psychiatrist practicing in Washington, D.C. Famous for her "Cress Theory of Color Confrontation," which...Read More