Reparations: 40 Acres and an Obama? (Part I)

US Senator Mitch McConnell of South Carolina’s statement suggesting that the election of former president Barack Obama was a reparation for the damage done to Africans living in America, provides insight into the US mindset on the subject. Unfortunately, Black people did not get full when the Obama’s ate! McConnell said earlier this week, that…

Yale University is handing out free lessons in bigotry

For about the umpteenth time in the last few months a white person has called the ‘authorities” on someone who is Black. In some of the cases, when the police were called because the person either serving them or observing them called the police clearly because they either were consciously racist or subconsciously acting racist…

International Woman’s Day:  A reflection

The fact that there is an International Woman’s Day is a demonstration of just how far we are from being a fully human civilization. But if women are to get free they are going to have to be about everybody else’s freedom as well, they too have to reject capitalism and the values of the…

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…