05 October 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! pt. 30

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! pt. 30
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc1NDBWNZkE”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc1NDBWNZkE

click here for pt. 1 “Where the fuck is the bus???” I was downtown Brooklyn on the corner of Jay and Willoughby Streets, in front of the MTA building, with half a dozen friends and about 1000 other black men. Waiting for some buses. The sky had turned the color it turns before the sun begins its […]

03 October 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Live from Locohama, S2/E35: Catch the dream!

Live from Locohama, S2/E35: Catch the dream!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoabkGf29AM”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoabkGf29AM

With the population decline, the well of kids to draw from has declined as well. So, High Schools have amped up their recruitment  a bit. Enrollment meaning funds and profits, of course. I noticed this year that the walls outside the third-year classes are literally littered with advertisements from every High School, public and private, in the area, […]

03 October 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Sunday morning’s for ballin’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PTGYTP9Vxo”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PTGYTP9Vxo

What is Loco doing when he isn’t trying to be a prolific writer? I’m balling with my J-posse, of course! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PTGYTP9Vxo It’s raining threes (-: Loco

01 October 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Hi! My name is Loco…and I’m a racist! Pt. 29

Hi! My name is Loco…and I’m a racist! Pt. 29
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSskWIASFqU”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSskWIASFqU

Click here for pt. 1 Speaking of OJ, a couple of weeks after his trial, there was yet another major event that would impact my thinking on race in America. In fact, I’m pretty sure the OJ trial, all of the racial tension surrounding it, and the media orgy on race related matters resulting from […]

28 September 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! Pt. 28

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! Pt. 28
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfXfS8JTMKI”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfXfS8JTMKI

click here for pt. 1 As my former boss confirmed in my comments section (thanks Meg (-: ), our company was a house divided, becoming more and more so as the OJ trial progressed. Impacted, as our business was, by the viral nature of this story, we had a lot more down time than any […]

26 September 2010 ~ 30 Comments

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! Pt. 27

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! Pt. 27
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROn_9302UHg”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROn_9302UHg

click here for pt.1 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROn_9302UHg A couple of years earlier Los Angeles, a hotbed of events related to race, was the scene of the above event. An event as divisive as the whole OJ thing. An event which eventually lead to this: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wc_SgpyJWRY httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVB9qARy06E httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-LB94Kwlws African-Americans were still reeling from that disgraceful blow to our collective humanity when this OJ thing got underway. There had […]

25 September 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! pt.26

Hi! My name is Loco…and I am a racist! pt.26
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzvfKqsDBjo”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzvfKqsDBjo

click here for part 1 Intermission is now over. Shall we proceed? Ok, let’s get to it.. Patrick wasn’t the first to dehumanize the un-alike based on race or for whatever reason, and he certainly wouldn’t be the last. I’d seen this creature before, of course. It had reared its ugly head in my presence a […]

23 September 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Cristo Redentor

Cristo Redentor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5ujEFsaInk”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5ujEFsaInk

We were sitting in a Starbuck’s in Yokohama, one of my private students and I, discussing her anxiety about an interview she’s conducting tomorrow for which she is less than prepared.  “…at least you have the questions prepared so…”  “Actually…” she said, and smiled painfully.  “You don’t even have the questions prepared?”  “I’ve been so busy […]

22 September 2010 ~ 2 Comments

A message from President Obama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWACBatQuSs”>httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWACBatQuSs

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWACBatQuSs We got your back, Mr. President. Just please continue to focus on keeping those promises you made. Loco

21 September 2010 ~ 6 Comments

500 Tweeps and counting…Thanks!

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Yep, I’m at 500 followers on Twitter, and I haven’t bought a single follower…yet. (-: I don’t even auto-follow anyone who follows me. I don’t know what that says about me or about Loco in Yokohama, if anything, but I wanted to pause and thank all my followers for…well…following Loco. And to re-itterate that I’m […]