Trump Doubles Down on Racism


Blames low-income people, minorities for ‘ruining’ suburbia  By, Maya King and Laura Barron-Lopez/CNN On Tuesday, President Donald Trump refused to condemn white supremacists. On Wednesday, he appeared to blame suburban, low-income people of color for “ruining this American dream.” A day after he told the far-right Proud Boys, to “stand by,” igniting outrage from DemocratsContinue reading “Trump Doubles Down on Racism”

Racism just took a hard left in Kenosha, Wisconsin


Last Sunday an unarmed black man, 29 year old Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha police officer. As a result of the shooting, Blake is paralyzed from the waist down and is chained to a hospital bed. Early Wednesday morning beyond the city’s 8 pm curfew an armed 17Continue reading “Racism just took a hard left in Kenosha, Wisconsin”

Violent Invasion From the Suburbs


This young man is Kyle Rittenhouse. The 17 year old is from Antioch, Illinois. Antioch (pop 14,000) is twenty one miles southwest of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Wisconsin is a shall-issue state. Wisconsin gun laws operate at the state level with concealed carry weapons (CCW) licenses issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ). In Wisconsin,there is no permit, background checkContinue reading “Violent Invasion From the Suburbs”

Will there be an Republican National Convention in 2044?


I found opening night of the Covid-19 version of the Republican National Convention refreshing.  Unlike the last Convention in 2016, the leaders didn’t have to stage people of color for the camera to attempt to give the impression of diversity. In less than thirty years, White’s will be the minority in the United States.  ThereContinue reading “Will there be an Republican National Convention in 2044?”

Star of David taken down by Twitter, citing ‘hateful imagery’


Twitter users found themselves locked out of their accounts after using the Star of David in their profile images. Burning Jewish star anti semitism magen david 311 (photo credit: Umit Bektas/Reuters) By: Donna Rachel Edmunds\Jerusalm Post  The Star of David has been deemed “hateful imagery” by Twitter, which is locking the accounts of users who displayContinue reading “Star of David taken down by Twitter, citing ‘hateful imagery’”

Does He Give a F*** ?


One thing is very clear about the 45th President of the United States, he doesn’t like structure or to be told what to do, he’s a man who prefer to use his own instincts.  On this election cycle he seems to be on the wrong side of American voters. Losing to Lose? Covid 19 MoreContinue reading “Does He Give a F*** ?”

White America, the ball is in your court. What are you going to do?


. In light of police relations with black men, things could have gone horribly wrong for birdwatcher and Harvard Alum, Christian Cooper. Perhaps, she was angry because someone told her to leave.  Perhaps she was outraged because he filmed her with his cell.  Perhaps she didn’t like his tone.  All of these might have irritatedContinue reading “White America, the ball is in your court. What are you going to do?”

Immigration Cloaked in Racism California’s 1994’s Proposition 187 (Story and Podcast)


  On Nov. 2, 1994, over 10,000 teenagers across California walked out to protest proposition 187. The initiative sought to punish undocumented immigrants by denying them certain services, including access to public healthcare and education. Proposition 187 split the psyche of the state like few things before or since. Californians, confronted with a more diverseContinue reading “Immigration Cloaked in Racism California’s 1994’s Proposition 187 (Story and Podcast)”

What it means to raise a Black girl in white America


Photo: Google When we learned we were having a girl, my aggressive planning for my child’s upbringing had to change This essay is part of a series on fear and impending fatherhood. Read  I used to stare down the barrels of guns . Now I’m going to be a dad , and that’s scarier” andContinue reading “What it means to raise a Black girl in white America”

City Council Candidate: Wants to keep town as white as possible


    (CNN)A woman running for a city council in Michigan said she wants a “white community as much as possible.” Jean Cramer’s racist answer came at a forum Thursday to a question about bringing more diversity to Marysville, which is 95% white. Other candidates gasped at her words, as heard in a recording posted on the websiteContinue reading “City Council Candidate: Wants to keep town as white as possible”