New Zealand terrorism, Chelsea Clinton and the sickness that runs deep

  Before the dead in New Zealand victims of a terrorist murder spree could be properly mourned in the United States people had turned their attention away from the “real” victims and turned Chelsea Clinton, a White Christian woman and daughter of a former head of the US government into the victim. This misplaced victimization,…

Voting was only a part of the legacy of the Voting Rights Movement

  Much is made of the importance of voting in the Black community, as quick reference is usually given of the sacrifices that many Black folks and others made to secure the franchise. But too much is made of simply taking part in the process, without understanding the purpose and the power of the franchise….

Saudi crisis reveals US govt values money over human life; morality

Judging from the response of US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Porneo to the apparent murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabia as well as its illegal incursion in Yemen (which has the country on the brink of a famine), US government policy is not dictated by right and wrong, but…

Kavanaugh saga exposes the nation’s true view of women

  The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation saga is proof that the barbarians are winning, the most civilized of all nations the most arrogant locale on planet earth has absolutely and unequivocally made it clear that is unfit for the designation of civilized, let alone” light” of the so-called “developed world.” American exceptionalism indeed! Fittingly, a privileged…

The Thai boys cave rescue and the limits of compassion

Many were riveted to the rescue of the young boys soccer team from Thailand trapped in a cave the last week. Many prayers and well wishes went out from people concerned about the fate of the boys. Now that it has been demonstrated that people have the ability to care it is time to turn…

Yet another police murder: Thurman Blevins should not die in vain

Here we go again, or so it seems. Another human being, 31 year old Thurman Blevins has lost his life at the hands of the police, in this instance the Minneapolis police.  In the last two weeks, Seventeen year old Antwon Rose, was shot in the back and killed while running from Pittsburgh police and…