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…

REAL looting/ criminality brought us Hurricane Harvey

Human compassion, empathy and neighborliness are on full display in Houston as result of the flooding delivered by Hurricane Harvey, but the same can’t be said for those in the White House and the other corporate and Big Business looters who have knowingly robbed us of a safe environment and climate for the sake of…

Solar Eclipse turns US Whites into BLACKS!

As the sky turned completely black as a result of the total eclipse the White folks viewing it in the south were cheering and yelling “beam me up Scotty I’m ready to go home,” but the cheering turned to loud gasps and out right crying as formerly Southern Crackers and red necks couldn’t believe their…

Dick Gregory was a man for all seasons

Whenever I think of Dick Gregory I was always think of him telling the joke,  in which he said he was at a segregated restaurant in the South and ordered chicken. He said some White men surrounded him and said, “boy whatever you do to that chicken we are going to do to you,” so…

Charlotteville racists: amateurs compared to the US government

Despite all the noise coming from the Charlottesville assortment of racist lunatics, it is important to recognize that they don’t have “real” power. We should pay even more attention to the folks with REAL power, the power structure that was able to force President Donald Trump to do something he didn’t want to do, and…