Month: June 2009

Methinks Luvvie didn’t care much for the BET Awards this year!

By Luvvie

Dear BET,

Eff your ENTIRE life. You are DEAD to me. Deader than Sean Paul’s hairline. Deader than Arsenio Hall’s career. Deader than a crackhead’s dignity. I SPIT on you. I sworefo Queen Yawnce’s favorite lacefront hairhat that if you messed up the BET Awards, I was gon raise all types of Hell and rebuke everyone. Well my word is bond and I plan on doing so, starting with this letter from the bottom of my heart. I ain’t just mad for no reason either.

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If she plants a garden, someone complains. If she wears expensive shoes, someone complains. If she speaks at a college commencement, someone complains. And when she wasn’t doing anything policy-wise I heard COUNTLESS complaints (many from Bonnie Erbe) about the First Lady not being more active in policy making.

Well, now Michelle Obama is sticking her toe in the policy waters and guess what? Folks are complaining.

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You go to a school where there’s no music, the gym is falling apart, the books are old, the building is near dilapidated, the neighborhood is iffy, the crime rate is high and the drop out rate is higher. If only you went to one of those sparkling, integrated suburban schools. Then you would have better teachers, computer labs and gym equipment that didn’t come from the 1940s. You’d have a better shot at better test scores and graduating there, wouldn’t you?

Mmmmm … maybe.

Just going to an integrated suburban school does not equal automatic instant education. Statistically it seems to no matter where black kids go to school, whether you have the inner city blues, are a desegregation kid or a sagging skinny jean suburbanite, your test scores aren’t quite what they should be.

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