Investing in Wall Street and ignoring Main Street can lead to bad voter consequences — and here we are … I mentioned that I had more to say about the transitioning of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, so I’ll start by sharing the collective Liberal freakout that the combination of her vacancy, President […]Read More With Justice Ginsberg gone, Democrats may have realized how badly they played themselves
Waiting for Trump’s reaction … Four years, three months, and 26 days ago, three pieces of interesting news arrived with a Military Times survey of active American military personnel. First, the soldiers preferred — by a 2-to-1 margin — Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton to be the next US President. Second, 20 percent of the […]Read More Military Times survey: US soldiers want a new President
and Donald Trump is its current leader. Government policies enable citizens to either live better, or die sooner — a reality that is hidden by the mist of feverish political debates on television and social media. Your response to this reality shows the world what your moral wiring looks like. Poverty in America means people […]Read More The Republican Party has become a fake-Christian death cult
“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’
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
Eff them. They didn’t completely leave the force, but they should. I’ll riff off an old Funkadelic song: America eats its old. Peak oppression displays one of its most dangerous inhumane tendencies to the world when institutions begin to publicly abuse children and elders who appear to question authority. The violently-repressive nationwide response by police […]Read More Buffalo Police Department’s 57-member tactical team resigned after the city suspended two officers for shoving 75-year old Martin Gugino to the ground, making him bleed. Good.
Most Americans, myself included, do not endorse looting in response to injustice. But your preference to discuss looting over racial equity right now misses the point Kap was making nearly four years ago. I’m breaking an editorial rule for this blog by stating what seems to be the most obvious viewpoint that’s been proven by […]Read More Time for the obligatory Colin Kaepernick post: y’all should’ve listened to him in 2016
You’re living in White supremacy. What will you do about it? African American George Floyd’s slow death under the seemingly-knowing knee of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is a symbol of White supremacy’s death spell for both America and the freedom this country celebrates. Note that I didn’t say “ … death spell for Black […]Read More To all White people who say they are not racist — you all are neither innocent, nor safe, from White supremacy
It’s time for the Presidential hopeful to share and discuss his platform on race — and understand his place in the eyes of the Black electorate. Plus, a rare endorsement from this blog. About four years ago, but without a public endorsement, I categorized the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Presidential race as a question […]Read More ‘You ain’t Black’ Part 3: how Biden can fix the mess he’s made