There is no avoiding the association of tartan and the bagpipes with battlefields spanning the whole width of the world. Scots regiments marched on and subdued Egypt, Afghanistan, and India. Scottish graves litter the fields of Flanders and the Somme. Scotland has made its mark on the world and left behind it a horrendous trail of misery, suffering, and blood.
It was a powerful statement of black identity; ironically in the middle of Black History Month, and an affirmation of black empowerment. Not getting that was racist. Protesting it is racist. What Beyoncé Knowles did was unmistakably racial, but certainly not racist. Why does it always have to be about white people?
Well I succumbed to the pressure and watched Frozen. Yeah, you read right. I watched Frozen. I don’t know what all the fuss is about or why those mothers ended up getting arrested after fighting over the last remaining Elsa doll in the country. Acht, it’s Christmas – the one time of the year when … Continue reading Something Quite Warming from Frozen