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
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?
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
Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) was attending a Justice for George Floyd protest in Downtown Columbus, one of the many protests taking place across America, where police officers pepper-sprayed the Congresswoman and her colleagues. No one from Representative Beatty’s group was arrest. By the way, brilliant camerawork by Columbus Dispatch photographer Kyle Robertson. Tweet of the […]Read More Columbus, Ohio police attacked US Congresswoman Joyce Beatty during George Floyd march
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
How can Black, Brown and poor people live long lives in communities not designed for people to live long? I saw this “fight COVID-19 now” vs. “Medicare for all” video on Roland Martin’s Twitter feed (be sure to watch the video): Which explains why I can’t be a politician: every policy question has to be […]Read More Coronavirus and racism — we keep chasing the hammer that struck us, but never the hand behind it
Even if the reigning White Supremacist in Chief has to drone “I’m the greatest President ever” from his political grave to a hypothetical President-elect Joe Biden in January 2021, White supremacy still wins. I’ll start with the premise my axiom that President Donald Trump is either the iconic leader of the modern White supremacy movement, […]Read More The Biden nomination shows that White supremacy has won. Again.
The synchronized goose-stepping to President Donald Trump’s White-America-First drumbeat seems highly familiar to many of you. And this is the point where most media analogies between Trumpism and Nazi Germany stop short. I want to go deeper and explore the policy and moral ramifications of Trumpism’s eventual end — and what will happen once the […]Read More When the beat stops dropping — marching after Trump
President Donald Trump’s difficulty with specifically denouncing the “Unite the Right” rally and White terrorist violence committed in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend confirms what many people of color already felt about the Trump regime: it’s Al-Qaeda or Islamic State in khakis and polo shirts, hiding behind perverse and ancient renderings of a noble religion […]Read More Charlottesville, White Terrorism and History — a Black Man’s Viewpoint