ESPN projection of NFL draftees amounted to racist propaganda

“Mom Camilia fought drug addiction.” was listed on a chart outlining the background of Tee Higgins, and projected on to the screens of the record setting audience that viewing the 2020 NFL draft. Social media took issue with ESPN’s insistence on getting in folks’ business, while the mainstream press kept mainly silent. This occurred because…

The great betrayal: Capitalism as Judas

If you work for a living and are on the front lines having to show up for work during this coronavirus crisis you don’t have to be religious to identify with Jesus, who went to the cross not because God deemed it so, but because he was sold out by Judas: for money! Like Jesus,…

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…