Question for the Room.

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If you were going to nominate/vote for us for a 2009 Black Weblog Award — and you will, if you know what’s good for you — which category/categories do you think would best suit us?

More navel-gazing: are we even a black blog?

9 thoughts on “Question for the Room.

  1. Ron June 23, 2009 at 3:41 pm Reply

    Best culture blog
    Best Group Blog

  2. bitchphd June 23, 2009 at 5:27 pm Reply

    Of course you’re a black blog. Look at the template, for god’s sake.

    • G.D. June 23, 2009 at 5:32 pm Reply

      well, if you wanna get technical about it, we’re an “#000000” blog.

    • ladyfresh June 23, 2009 at 8:47 pm Reply

      i thought the template was gray…

  3. belleisa June 24, 2009 at 8:59 am Reply

    best: group, politics/news, writing

  4. Winslowalrob June 24, 2009 at 10:15 am Reply

    Any use of ‘bourgie’ = black. Its the 11th commandment.

  5. slg June 24, 2009 at 10:21 am Reply

    Wow. Honestly, folks, I’ve been reading (and appreciating) about six months, and I had the impression you were mostly very sharp white allies, with a minority of poc contributors. I think I had that impression because of this in your about statement:

    “a running, semi-orderly conversation about class and politics and media and gender and whatever else we can think of.”

    In hindsight, it of course makes sense that you are a ‘black blog’ (and I’m used to assuming most blogs are white-authored, unfortunately), but… just wondering… what’s the actual body count? why omit the mention of race in your statement when it’s clearly central to your perspective?

    Respectfully submitted,

  6. slg June 24, 2009 at 11:41 am Reply

    Doh. Clearly I should have read further down the “about” page.

    confused Latina ally,
    going away now…

    • G.D. June 24, 2009 at 1:24 pm Reply

      lol. confused about? i’m not sure I’m following. let’s un-confuse each other.

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