Trump’s lies during the pandemic point to a cruel endgame As fears rise about the recent spike in coronavirus cases and US health officials believe time is running out to get this disease under control, I think it’s time to address President Donald Trump’s sustained meme that coronavirus infections have increased in America because the […]Read More For the record: why I quickly called ‘B***s**t’ on Trump’s ‘increased testing, more coronavirus cases’ story
Michael Jackson transitioned on this day in 2009. I celebrate him often. No need to change my routine just because he no longer walks among us. Jackson still saturates party boats, weddings, get-togethers, nightclubs and solo-chill moments with grooves, smiles and memories. I’m taking this moment to play “I Can’t Help It” from Jackson’s Off […]Read More Remembering Michael Jackson
White Supremacy in religion has a long history — but let White church folks keep their White Jesus portraits. Now, how you gonna get a European White Jesus in Palestine? You can’t get that! But with White theologians, you can get almost anything out of Jesus. Dr. James Cone, in conversation at Trinity Church in […]Read More Shaun King — tear down White Jesus? Whachu saying?
People want to read (or hear) musings of an official who’s made war his crystal meth — because of his ex-boss I won’t spend much time writing about Former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton’s book, The Room Where it Happened: A White House Memoir. Besides, the book will be officially released this Tuesday, and […]Read More Bolton writes a book that reconfirms how much of a dim-sparked a-hole President Trump is — so what?
Why do we continue to spend money on prisons that cannot produce better results? There’s so much to unpack, given the Atlanta cop arrests for the murder of Rayshard Brooks, additional book-selling drama by war pig John Bolton, so-called police reform, coronavirus shiggity by President Trump and friends … And I’ll cover them all between […]Read More Running for his life — Rayshard Brooks and the dead prison system that couldn’t save him
“Nobody.” — Black people Most African descendants I know try to avoid confrontations with White people that could possibly escalate to the police being called, or at least move forward with the drama, knowing their conception of innocence could be declared immaterial on the scene. It’s not that we don’t trust cops, we just don’t […]Read More What Black person in America is surprised that a Black Pastor was arrested after calling 911 to tell police he was assaulted by a White mob?
When we talk about the quality of healthcare in Black communities, think Huffman. Or don’t. I’m sure y’all already know about Buckeye State lawmaker Steve Huffman’s — um — musings about why African Americans have higher COVID-19 infection rates: Could it just be that African Americans or the colored population do not wash their hands […]Read More Quick comment and advice on Ohio State Senator Steve Huffman wondering if African Americans or ‘colored’ people are hit harder by coronavirus because they ‘do not wash their hands as well’
It’s impossible for you to fight for your own freedom without fighting to free your entire community. I normally would never discuss my sexual preference on this channel since the truth I try to share on a regular basis is almost always removed from the question of whether I love men or women. But stating […]Read More We can’t be selective about which Black lives should matter
White robes and hoods are no longer required to reign supreme. Big thanks to reader “Ess” for passing along this video of a talk given by White Rage author Dr. Carol Anderson at Emory University. Feel free to pass along to friends who wish to deepen their understanding of systemic racial injustice in America. White […]Read More White Rage lecture by author Carol Anderson
But we ARE living in 2020 … With 40 million Americans out of work while the coronavirus pandemic has scared most other Americans out of resuming life as usual, should there even be a question about President Donald Trump passing another round of fiscal ‘stimulus’ to avoid what could easily become the second Great Depression? No […]Read More Of course, there will be another coronavirus ‘stimulus’ in the US …