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Remembering Mabel Williams

So that’s when the police came up and they jumped out of the car. And they were saying they were going to take him to jail. And I said, “Do you have a warrant?” And they said — they backed … Continue reading

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BALTIMORE MAYOR LOST IN ISMS AND SCHISMS ABOUT RIOTS

It appears that Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is lost in her isms and schisms over what to call the small fraction of the thousands of protesters who burned and looted parts of Baltimore in response to Freddie Gray’s death at … Continue reading

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WHEN ‘RELIGIOUS FREEDOM’ BECOMES A WEAPON OF SOCIAL DESTRUCTION

Aside from the implications of the bill Indiana Governor Mike Spence signed into law that allows businesses to refuse service to gays as a weapon to fight against government civil overreach, you have to be amused by the way lawmakers … Continue reading

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WHILE YOU PARTY IN SELMA…

So, you’re marching in Selma today for the star-studded 50th anniversary of the beating Martin Luther King Jr’s followers took as they tried to cross the Edmund  Pettus bridge.  I don’t fault you for attempting to connect with what I also … Continue reading

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THE PARTY FOR SEGREGATION!

New readers who wonder why I call American Democrats the Party of No Guts and Republicans the Party of No Brains can look to East-West Gateway’s latest Where We Stand report (pdf) on St. Louis Racial segregation for part of … Continue reading

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NYPD COPS ENFORCE PARK SLOPE SEGREGATION

“Get out of the neighborhood” is what New York City Police Department officers told a group of Black teens over a patrol car loudspeaker in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, and called this human rights violation a crime fighting … Continue reading

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THE PAST IS WORSE THAN YOU THINK: SPIES OF MISSISSIPPI

      Here’s another reason why many Americans refuse to have a conversation about race—like reconciling a dysfunctional relationship, one or both sides get to discover more about the trifling stuff each other did! Shee, and who wants that?! … Continue reading

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