A year after George Floyd: A letter to my Black son

Keith Magee and his son, Zayden, in 2015. Opinion by Keith Magee/CNN Dear Son, We are upon the first anniversary of a deplorable killing. Last May, outside of a grocery store in Minnesota, George Floyd — a Black man — was slowly, casually murdered by a White police officer. Floyd’s daughter, Gianna, is the sameContinue reading “A year after George Floyd: A letter to my Black son”

There is a white lady in my house

It was the sixties, after the march on Washington and the passage of Civil Rights laws. America started to take a look at itself. In most cities in America, it isn’t uncommon to have a separate Catholic Church for Whites, Blacks and other cultures. In an attempt to integrate some of the churches, the hierarchyContinue reading “There is a white lady in my house”

Let’s never go back to the office

By: Drew Magary/SFGate I had my first officially normal weekend last weekend. I took a trip to New York, on my own. I stayed in a hotel for the first time in 15 months. I walked the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn without a mask on. On Friday, the day after the CDC cried outContinue reading “Let’s never go back to the office”

FRESH NOT FROZEN: New York state probe of Trump Organization is now criminal -attorney general

REUTERS The New York state attorney general’s office said on Tuesday it has told the Trump Organization its investigation of the company run by former President Donald Trump is now a criminal probe, not purely civil. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, a Democrat, has been investigating Trump’s pre-presidency business dealings for more than two years.Continue reading “FRESH NOT FROZEN: New York state probe of Trump Organization is now criminal -attorney general”

The Global Chip Shortage is Starting to have Major Real World Consequences

Sam Shead/CNBC As technology has advanced, semiconductor chips have spread from computers and cars to toothbrushes and tumble dryers — they now lurk beneath the hood of a surprising number of products. But demand for chips is continuing to outstrip supply, and car makers are no longer the only companies feeling the pinch. Many companiesContinue reading “The Global Chip Shortage is Starting to have Major Real World Consequences”

10 Great Cities for Older Singles

If you’re looking for love, these spots might be where to find it By: Stacey Freed,  AARP You can find lots of lists of the best places to retire, often based on the quality of health care or low cost of living. But if you’re single and over 50, you might also want to knowContinue reading “10 Great Cities for Older Singles”

Derek Chauvin, the day after

 A jury found former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter of George Floyd. Tuesday afternoon, there was a giant sigh of relief thoughout the nation.  Millions of Americans of all hues rejoiced.  Wednesday and Beyond Nothing much has changed in America.  “Shoot to Kill” is stillContinue reading “Derek Chauvin, the day after”

Matt Gaetz,3rd Class Jerk

38 year old Matthew Louis Gaetz II is a Florida Congressman representing Florida’s first District located on the western side of the state in the Floridabama corridor. His wealthy father reportedly bankrolled the election. During his campaign, Gaetz received almost $480,000 in contributions, about five times more than anyone else in the field. Gaetz isContinue reading “Matt Gaetz,3rd Class Jerk”

Lil Nas X “Heaven or Hell?”

Sixty years ago. the United States was segreatated, blacks and people of color went to different schools than whites. Students were forbiden in some states to share text books. There were seperate and unequal laws for whites and people of color in many states. In 1961, one of the highest paid singers in the world,Continue reading “Lil Nas X “Heaven or Hell?””

Don’t blame Facebook: How Fox News became the beating heart of the white nationalist movement

If you want to know what’s fuelling right-wing extremism, look no further than Fox News Jake A, 33, aka Yellowstone Wolf, from Phoenix, wrapped in a QAnon flag, addresses supporters of US President Donald Trump as they protest outside the Maricopa County Election Department as counting continues after the US presidential election in Phoenix, Arizona,Continue reading “Don’t blame Facebook: How Fox News became the beating heart of the white nationalist movement”