The End of Racism (Thank You Donald Sterling)

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Jackie Summers reminds us that racism didn’t start as a moral problem. It started as an economic one.

The Precipice

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Jackie Summers, on how a few words at the end of a love affair can send one into a free fall.

To Dream, Perchance to Sleep

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Jackie Summers has a rousing middle-of-the-night romp that turns into his arch-enemy: Insomnia.

The Riddle of Steel

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Jackie Summers was about to have a very good day and solve all the mysteries of the universe. Or so he thought.

The Home Team

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Jackie Summers explains that no matter how much you hate President Obama, rooting for the home team to fail simply doesn’t make any sense.

The Choices We Make Are Not Our Own

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What influences your decisions? Are you sure you know?

“Now that’s a luxury. Getting to pretend racism doesn’t exist.”

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The Luxury of Invisible Privilege

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Jackie Summers examines the way racism reproduces – and how well-meaning people feed the disease by denying their privilege.

The Most Racist Thing That Ever Happened

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Jackie Summers has identified the most troubling thing about racism these days: no one ever admits to being racist.

Housecleaning

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Jackie Summers, on letting go.

The Frequency

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“You know that ringing in your ears? That ‘eeeeeeeeee’? That’s the sound of the ear cells dying, like their swan song. Once it’s gone you’ll never hear that frequency again. Enjoy it while it lasts.” ~ Children of Men

My Coffee Like My Women: Pequeño Pero Muy Fuerte

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Jackie Summers remembers a past girlfriend who left indelible marks.

Waiting for Spring: a Winter Fairy Tale

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Jackie Summers presents a parable of seasonal change.

F*ck Club

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“The first rule about F*ck Club is: you don’t blog about F*ck Club.”

Sleepless Night: Waiting for Morning With a Girl on My Mind

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Lying in bed and trying to sleep it off isn’t exactly the best way to get over an ex…

Memories of Messy Rooms: The Dust Was Once My Skin

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As I clean my place, I realize that what I’m sweeping and wiping away used to be a part of me (literally).