Category Archives: Racism

Oklahoma Republican Lawmaker Wants Hoodies Banned

Oklahoma State Sen. Don Barrington (R) has nothing better to do with his time but make up laws that give cops just another reason to harass black men. He has proposed a

Police Culture of Lethal Force Needs to Change

As a night auditor at a popular hotel brand, and one that used to be a place where cops frequented for coffee and perhaps something from our breakfast items, I have gotten

I Was Alone and No One Came

I was a child, hungry and afraid, abused by my parents who supposed to love me, and no one came. I was homeless, addicted to alcohol and drugs because I was weak,

Beyond Bigotry: GOP Needs Self-Examination Over Racism

To hear conservatives talk about racism, it is as though America has moved away from racism and it is only because liberals, or in other words Democrats, are the ones who keep

“Stand Your Ground” or is it “License to Murder”?

“Stand Your Ground” laws allow various scenarios for someone to murder and get away with it, if they so choose to do so. For example: if someone who is a racist decides

Ted Nugent’s Rant about Obama May Backfire, for Texas Governor Candidate

If aging rock singer Ted Nugent wants to see a “subhuman mongrel”, he need not look any further than the mirror. His nastiness toward our president, Barack Obama is uncalled for and

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

Zimmerman Says It Was “All God’s Plan”

George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin after following him because he looked suspicious, and the fact he was black and wearing a hoodie with the hood pulled up – it

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia Needs to Explain “Racial Entitlement”

The United States Supreme Court recently listened to a challenge to the Voting Rights Act in which the question before the court is “about whether the federal government should still be requiring

America: on the Road to Equality – or Not

For Gay Americans like me, the last couple of years have been good ones for us. We have seen the end of DODT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) so that our gay brothers