Racism shouldn’t make people uncomfortable in Oklahoma?


For two days , May 31 and June 1, 1921, mobs of White residents, many of them deputized and given weapons by city officials, attacked Black residents and businesses of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  As many as 300 African Americans lost their lives and more than 9,000 were left homeless when the smallContinue reading “Racism shouldn’t make people uncomfortable in Oklahoma?”

‘Theft At A Scale That Is Unprecedented’: Behind The Underfunding Of HBCUs


By: Alish Chang, Jason Fuller, Sarah Handel/NPA Tennessee State University could be due for a half-billion-dollar payout, according to recent findings that show the HBCU has been historically underfunded. Tennessee could owe a historically Black university more than a half-billion dollars after it withheld funding for decades. A bipartisan legislative committee determined last month that the stateContinue reading “‘Theft At A Scale That Is Unprecedented’: Behind The Underfunding Of HBCUs”

Germany: Sinti, Roma face systemic prejudice


Some 76 years after the Nazi genocide that aimed to wipe out Germany’s Sinti and Roma communities, there has been progress in education equality for Europe’s largest minority group — but discrimination remains.  Despite all the progress made, the Sinti and Roma minority has not achieved education equality in Germany “You’re nothing, you can’t doContinue reading “Germany: Sinti, Roma face systemic prejudice”

The GOP wants to make it difficult for Asians, Blacks, Mexicans and Young Urban Whites to vote


THE BIG JUICY LIE Trump’s stolen election lie has convinced many that fraud is a problem in American elections. Three out of every 4 Republicans believe that there was widespread voter fraud in last year’s election,  according to a December Quinnipiac University poll, despite all evidence to the contrary. State Republicans in Texas, Georgia and Florida are now proposing voting restrictionsContinue reading “The GOP wants to make it difficult for Asians, Blacks, Mexicans and Young Urban Whites to vote”

Say it RIGHT! Say it Properly! It IS a HATE CRIME!


By: Jodie Chan/MarieClaire I remember my first day at school in Sydney vividly. I was seven and had just moved from Hong Kong, barely speaking English. I was the only Asian kid in my class; everybody else was white, apart from a Black boy named Femi. Standing alone in the shadow under a set ofContinue reading “Say it RIGHT! Say it Properly! It IS a HATE CRIME!”

From Louisville Kentucky: Republicans should shut up unless they first say they’re sorry for supporting Trump


By: Ricky L Jones/ Louisville Courier Journal Republicans, you should not be allowed to speak about being shocked by President Donald Trump or the recent right-wing raid in Washington, D.C., for your words ring hollow. You all should be forced to shut the hell up unless whatever you have to say begins with, “I’m sorry.”Continue reading “From Louisville Kentucky: Republicans should shut up unless they first say they’re sorry for supporting Trump”

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?”