CityFella :Klu Klux Klan at Disneyland?

Photo:AP The Ku Klux Klan in California?  Near Disneyland?” The Happiest Place on Earth” California? Not Mississippi, or Alabama (sorry Mississippi and Alabama )  in Anaheim a City of nearly 350,000 people.  The census says over 50% of the population is Latino. Anaheim resident William Quigg, the reported leader of  Loyal White Knights in CaliforniaContinue reading “CityFella :Klu Klux Klan at Disneyland?”

Malcolm X’s challenge to mass incarceration

The black power leader warned that America was a racist prison state. Fifty years after his death, it still is By: Dan Berger/Al Jazerra Fifty years ago assassins killed black power activist Malcolm X during a speech to the Organization for Afro-American Unity at New York City’s Audubon Ballroom. Although they ended the life ofContinue reading “Malcolm X’s challenge to mass incarceration”

‘Please don’t be Muslim’: Fears of racial, ethnic profiling in the wake of Boston bombing

A man pauses at the makeshift memorial on Boylston Street to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing April 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston continues to return to normal, as businesses and streets are reopened following two bomb explosions at the finish line of the marathon that killed 3 people and injured over aContinue reading “‘Please don’t be Muslim’: Fears of racial, ethnic profiling in the wake of Boston bombing”

KKK mailing renews resolve of Idaho legislator

When Rep. Cherie Buckner-Webb travels around the country as a management consultant, people are often surprised to learn that there is a black female legislator from Idaho. “When they think of Idaho, it is not Sun Valley, or our rivers or our mountains. It is the Aryan Nations. That is still what they think aboutContinue reading “KKK mailing renews resolve of Idaho legislator”