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”

The reality of Black pain is breaking American sports’ status quo


By: Howard Byrant/ESPN For the past six years, the NBA has bathed in the congratulatory spirit of compromise, the model for commissioner-player communication. In ousting the racist former LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, both the players and the league could claim satisfaction. The player voice was heard so powerfully that for the first time in the sport’sContinue reading “The reality of Black pain is breaking American sports’ status quo”

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?”

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*** ?”

Bloodbath Averted , Tulsa Presidential Rally was a bust


The Trump Campaign said there was more than a million requests to attend the Tulsa Oklahoma Rally.  A large area outside the 19,000 seat BOK Arena was set aside for an anticipated overflow. There were 300 to 400 protesters downtown who blocked streets, less than a dozen people were arrested.  The Tulsa World (news) estimatesContinue reading “Bloodbath Averted , Tulsa Presidential Rally was a bust”

Why did Rayshard Brooks run?


When I started this blog, the goal was to be light, not too political and fun. Something changed when Treyvon Martin was killed, a teenager being hunted down by a neighborhood vigilante. Freed by a law I didn’t know existed . ” Stand your ground” which allows people to be able to kill if theyContinue reading “Why did Rayshard Brooks run?”

Mitt Romney joins Black Lives Matter march in D.C.


Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) joined a group of nearly 1,000 Christians marching toward the White House on Sunday. What they’re saying: Asked why it was important for him to be out protesting, Romney told NBC News: “We need a voice against racism, we need many voices against racism and against brutality. And we need toContinue reading “Mitt Romney joins Black Lives Matter march in D.C.”

He’s gonna let the dogs out: Your law and order President.


Does President Lysol want to return to the good old days? In a tweet , President Lysol (Trump) in response to the destruction in Minnepolis called the protesters “Thugs” In another tweet our President wrote “When the looting starts, the shooting starts’ This tweet was flagged by Twitter as violating rules against glorifyng violence. TheContinue reading “He’s gonna let the dogs out: Your law and order President.”

Another day, another black man


Empathy : the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. There are millions of people across the world who are outraged after watching the video of the brutal murder of George Floyd by four members of the Minneapolis Police Department.  There are protests in cities that do not have a large black populationContinue reading “Another day, another black man”

Minneapolis mayor calls fo police officer to be charged in George Floyd’s death


Brendan O’Brien/Reuters.com Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander’s video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man who later died at a hospital. The officer along with three others involved in the apprehension of George Floyd, 46, wereContinue reading “Minneapolis mayor calls fo police officer to be charged in George Floyd’s death”