Archive for 2007

Blackerer 1,108 Comments

Africans view of African Americans is like that of a white person. We as Ethiopians are black in the eyes of the white man and we should be black in our self-portrait. There are many reasons that blacks do not support black owned businesses. Black businesses are limited in numbers, and usually do not offer [...]

Labeled Idiot 18 Comments

This is a clothing label, it is labeled in English and then in French. This piece of clothing was manufactured a small boutique in the ‘US.’ US is in quotes because manufactured in the US doesn’t necessarily mean “Made in the US.” Both the English and the French part is exactly the same, except the [...]

Walls 87 Comments

“Just do your thing, man. It’s all yours,” he bellowed, dramatically gesticulating towards one empty white wall of his new condo’s dining room. It wasn’t furnished, yet. In fact, the place looked like it needed a lot of work. The wall-to-wall carpeting spanned the living and dining rooms, decorated with insolent stains and holes. The [...]

The Final Stretch 113 Comments

(Updated) Hi I’m Mike. For those of you who know me, I am sure by now you know how keenly I have been supporting Barack Obama for his presidential bid in the past 10 months or so. Honestly, the sheer thrill of being part of something bigger than I has been the most rewarding experience [...]

O O Open house 29 Comments

Time flies when you are busy! Scientists have proved it! The clock is ticking, 2007 is almost over and we are approaching 2008; Year 2 of bernos is coming to an end. It’s been a great learning experience – with lots of hard work yet so much fun. For the past 6 month or so [...]