Or maybe it's because Mark Krikorian's assessment that Haiti wasn't colonized long enough is still ringing in my
But, having seen Avatar and Blindside nominated for best picture Oscars...*
And, having read about the folk who were trying to smuggle children out of Haiti and set up an orphanage with said children, some of whom were not orphans...
My first thought was, "Goodness! How do white people, with that heavy burden and all, have time to do anything else?!"
*My co-worker/friend talked me into seeing Avatar this weekend. She's a sci-fi fan and wanted to see the images and such. I think our jaws remained on the floor 97.3% of the time until she finally said, "Really, elle, don't listen to the words, don't think about the plot. Let's just wait for the fight." I have not seen Blindside. I have, however, seen multitudes of "Captain Save-A-Negro" movies which, I would argue, qualifies me to speak :-)