May 20, 2017 - Fellow alumni: we now have 121 new members of the distinguished group known as graduates of East High School as the Class of 2017 completed the 67th commencement exercise of the school.Held at First Baptist Church Broad this afternoon, a short, 48 minute ceremony from opening to closing procession, featured only speeches from students. Marilyn Hilliard, principal, congratulated each graduate as they received their diplomas.EDGEWATER Best Burger: Moody’s Pub (address and info) Moody's has great burger ambiance, whether the weather is cold (a pair of fireplaces) or hot (back beer garden), to take in its half-pound, charcoal-grilled Moodyburger, which can be topped with blue cheese, bacon, sautéed mushrooms, and pimento olives.HYDE PARK Best Burger: A10 (address and info) This new spot from the folks at Yusho and Billy Sunday houses an immaculate burger topped with crispy pork jowl bacon (seeeeee!I try really hard not to be dismissive of conversations about how Black women feel about this particular interracial pairing, and I am definitely not trying to be dismissive of the fact that there are power dynamics in play when it comes to why white men and Black women don't pair up in the same numbers.These are all conversations we should have, but they are societal, systemic conversations.
The 67th Commencement of East High School is scheduled for noon, Saturday, May 20, 2017, at First Baptist Broad Church, 2835 Broad Avenue.
AVONDALE Best Burger: Kuma's Corner (address and info) The Venn Diagram of folks who like pounding metal music and red meat is damn near a perfect circle.
So Kuma's clientele knows what to expect when walking in: tatted servers, bacon-loaded mac, and the city's best use of a pretzel bun in a burger.
That said, it is my personal relationship that made me react the way I did to this infographic.
If I had not been a white woman married to a black man, I probably would have just read through it and then moved on.