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…

No Kanye West: selling out, not slavery was a choice

  “Did I hurt you.” Kanye West asked TMZ producer Van Latham after Latham rightfully repudiated the artist for making spurious, revisionist and misguided remarks about Black people in general and US slavery. The answer is yes!  West’s “selling out” either consciously or unconsciously, hurt Black people, as his misinterpretation of slavery has the potential…

Would Dr King be invited to speak at King Day celebrations?

If Martin King were alive today, he wouldn’t be allowed to speak at most of today’s venues. Maybe the 1963 “I have a Dream” King would be invited but few would want to hear the MLK who delivered the infamous antiwar, anti-racist, anti-capitalist speech at Riverside church titled, Vietnam and Beyond,” exactly a year before…

NFL protests: Trump, Pence, Jerry Jones, Roger Goodell, ESPN aint our Daddy

Vice president Pence, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, ESPN, President Trump, NFL Commissioner, corporate America and the .1 percent are all ganging up on a handful of Black professional athletes and a sports personality. Why? Because the power structure knows its history, they know that dissent has a way of catching fire and it already…

Why are White Christians so adamantly opposed to anthem protests

Do Christians worship God or flag and country? This is a fair question considering that the most intolerant reactions to young people taking a knee during the national anthem have been White Christians and Christian institutions. Over the last few weeks people have watched in amazement as institutions and people who claim to be bastions…

Las Vegas massacre: Say What? This wasn’t terrorism?

All loss of life especially by those who have done absolutely nothing to deserve their fate is tragic,period, and should be treated as such. Yet the power structure and its minions to their shame even take advantage of tragedy to score political and propaganda points. Notice the hesitancy by the Big Business press to call…

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…