The Strange Society Freaky Wrong Link of the Month

There are sites which are weird. (Trying to promote one's self as being out of the ordinary)
There are sites which are strange. (Out of the ordinary without trying to be)
And then there are sites which are JUST PLAIN WRONG AND FREAKY.

April's winner is Celebrate Black Love.

Freaky Wrong!
I am not a racist individual. I have no problem with peoples celebrating their cultures. What disturbs me is when people go out of their way to discourage integration with other cultures.

The primary goal of this site is to promote the sales of a pair of books, which is perfectly fine. In fact, having this primary purpose sets it a great deal ahead of most sites which receive Freaky Wrong mention. However, the site cannot decide whether its meant solely to promote the books, promote relationships exclusively within the African culture, or the authors' personal home page. Browse about. You'll see what I mean. The feel of the site is very inconsistent.

Why does every page have to have the same huge banner leading back to the start at the top as if this would help them get hits? We're already at your site. Why did you decide to use a piss-yellow background? If it's cultural, fine, but it hurts my eyes. Why don't the navigational buttons from the pages about the authors work? Poor HTML writing, or fiendish plot? Where's the Tour??? You made a button for it; where is the thing? The list goes on...

What really bugs me, though, is that they can't seem to find any better content for this site than their books. If it's such an interesting and worthwhile topic, find some support outside of your own conjectures! And back to the part about exclusiveness in racial relationships, I'd be interested in knowing exactly what your first book has to say in an entire chapter about "White Girls." Quote: " talk about the hard divisive stuff that enrages us--white girls" I'm not picking up a copy to find out, however.

The Internet could be used for so much. Marketing books is an acceptable purpose, but there are better ways of going about it than this site illustrates, which is why I hereby dub it to be April's Strange Society Freaky Wrong Link of the Month

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