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”

“The Crime of Being Black in a City That Doesn’t Want You There”


  Hundreds of towns have passed nuisance ordinances that evict renters for calling the cops. By: Samantha Michaels/Mother Jones Beverley Somai was afraid of her downstairs neighbor. She first called the police on him because he was playing music so loudly it shook the floorboards of her Bedford, Ohio, apartment. But things escalated last yearContinue reading ““The Crime of Being Black in a City That Doesn’t Want You There””

AFRAID in the USA


I don’t have a clear memory of images on TV of police attacking young black children with dogs and fire hoses to prevent them from marching. When I was a child, the news was something grown folks watched. Television for me was Captain Satellite, The Flintstones, I love Lucy and Bugs Bunny. I clearly rememberContinue reading “AFRAID in the USA”

Facts Fiction and Don Lemon


Perhaps there would be less outrage if the story was told by Wolf Blitzer or Jake Tapper. There are many white men who are OUTRAGED!!!   Here you have a black man stirring the racist pot.    IF a white man said something about a Black man, they’d lose their jobs.    Megan Kelly lost herContinue reading “Facts Fiction and Don Lemon”

NAACP: Georgia votes for Democrat Stacey Abrams are being changed to Republican Brian Kemp


  Georgia’s NAACP claims that votes intended for Democrat Stacey Abrams are being changed to Republican Brian Kemp By Matthew Rozsa/Salon Com The Georgia NAACP is filing a complaint claiming that votes for Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams in that state’s race for governor have been changed to Republican candidate Brian Kemp. The NAACP’s state conferenceContinue reading “NAACP: Georgia votes for Democrat Stacey Abrams are being changed to Republican Brian Kemp”

President Trump Thanks Kanye West at NRA Convention for increase in Black Support


From Bustle.com Kanye West really does have power, at least according to President Donald Trump. While speaking Friday at a convention for the National Rifle Association (NRA), Trump thanked Kanye for supposedly boosting his approval rating among African Americans. “Kanye West must have some power,” President Trump told a crowd of NRA members at the organization’s annual leadershipContinue reading “President Trump Thanks Kanye West at NRA Convention for increase in Black Support”

Legal Chinese Discrimination in Sacramento


  The Story is the same, individuals immigrating to the United States with the hope of having a better life. Immigrants from China were unique, unlike other groups where families immigrated to the United States most of the Chinese immigrants were single males.  They were considered cheap labor, because these workers didn’t utilize hospitals andContinue reading “Legal Chinese Discrimination in Sacramento”

make kenye west BLACK again


Make Kanye Black Again. https://t.co/wvKxbL2bjJ — Smi (@smino) April 25, 2018 You can actually purchase this hat online.  There are “Make Kanye Great Again” Tee shirts.  That’s America!   I love that tweet. ” Make Kanye Black Again” Kenya is a proud black man. You don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't makeContinue reading “make kenye west BLACK again”