About Sheria Reid

Sheria Reid is a native of eastern North Carolina. She is a former high school English teacher, a licensed attorney and currently works as a legislative analyst at the North Carolina state legislature.

Black Is More Than a Skin Color


Sheria Reid: Tea Party Republicans have figured out if they have their own black folks, in limited numbers of course, then they can refute the accusations of racism and proudly declare, “We have our own black people; we’re not racists!”

Obamacare: All Opinions Are Not Equal


Lies About Obamacare: If my opinion is that a giant turtle carries the world on his back, then my opinion has no value; it’s worthless.

Subway Partners with Michelle Obama, Sincerely Ignorant Respond with Hate


Michelle Obama Subway — Loony bin conservatives created their own page: “I Reject Michelle Obama and Subway.” Read at your own risk.

Yes, Mr. Robertson, There Are Consequences for Hate Speech


Duck Dynasty — Just making up crap and attributing it to the Bible doesn’t make it about Christianity.

The Many Faces of Santa Claus

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Megyn Kelly Santa — Kelly’s a twit, but her assertion of the whiteness of a fantasy figure does reflect white privilege at its best

Targeting Miley Cyrus

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Sheria Reid: Why is it that women are the first ones to turn on other women who are overtly sexual in their actions or appearance?

All the Stupid People, Where Do They All Come From?


Sheria Reid: There is no imprisonment for not buying health insurance under Obamacare. Don’t believe every stupid bit of information that you read on the Internet.

The N-Word Debate Resurrected

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Sheria Reid: I do take issue with the prevalent mythology that black people use the word nigger all the time. I’m black and 57 years old. I don’t know all black people but I know a lot of black people. NONE of the black people that I know typically use nigger as a greeting or in general conversation.

Racism: Ignorance Seasoned with Paranoia


Sheria Reid: The new trend appears to be to insist that black people and liberals are the new racists but I have never come across anyone who goes so far as to declare that we have started the Jim Crow period against white people.

Revealing the Boogeyman

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Sheria Reid: The depth of depravity that feeds racism at this level counts on being able to stay in the shadows. They don’t want those of us who find their beliefs repulsive to see them.

Post Racial America?! Hell to the No!

Hate Wide

Sheria Reid: No matter how well intentioned, burying one’s head in the sand and pretending that the monster doesn’t exist never works out well.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban: Bigotry Isn’t Only a Southern Brew

Only the gray states lack an amendment prohibiting gay marriage

Sheria Reid: Thirty-one states have amended their constitutions to declare that marriage is between a man and a woman. Unless the South has cloned itself, this problem extends way beyond the South.

Living While Black

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Sheria Reid: Evidently, the right to defend oneself only applies to Zimmerman. Trayvon was followed by an adult male whom he did not know. For all he knew Zimmerman was a pedophile or a kidnapper or both.

The Problem with White Guilt


Sheria Reid: I’m tired of the generalization on the part of far too many white people that they have somehow borne and continue to bear the great burden of white guilt and that they’ve been treated so unfairly.

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