Soooo.. Puerto Ricans aren’t citizens, human beings, Brothers and Sisters?

  Most thinking people know either subconsciously, or consciously why the US has been slow to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands brought on by Hurricane Maria. It is because the islanders aren’t considered Americans (despite their US citizenship), they aren’t White and they are broke! According to reports…

NFL Sunday: Hail to the Sons of B’s

While the GREAT DISTRACTOR President Donald Trump called the mothers of NFL players, “sons of B—s,” who dared exercise their right to freedom of expression and have kneeled to protest police violence and racism in this country, he may have just galvanized those who want to live in a just US. The NFL players protest…

St.Louis killer cop partly right, he is only partly to blame

The former St Louis cop Jason Stockley who cold bloodedly killed Anthony Lamar Smith in December of 2011 and was subsequently absolved of his crime by St Louis’ jurisprudence had the unmitigated gall, the temerity, the nerve to say,” everyone wants someone to blame, but I’m just not the guy.” These are the words of…

On “Pickin” Cotton: Can we talk

“You may be picking cotton, but I am picking you ,”is the strange way a White male student at Burnsville High in Minnesota invited a Black girl friend to the prom. The incident (which is not unique since it was also done as a joke by some high school students in Florida last year), is…

Earthquakes, floods and storms of Biblical proportions: is the end near?

Recent events including the solar eclipse, Hurricanes Irma and Harvey and the Mexican earthquake have awakened the superstitions in us all. But though some events in nature can’t be explained, or anticipated much of what is happening in the world can be explained. The weather should, if nothing else humble us.  The Native Americans are…