Archive for December 5th, 2014

December 5th, 2014 - 10:50 pm § in America


  In Living Color was a sketch comedy show that was popular during the early 90’s.  It featured many skits that touched on the issue of racism in America.   This skit is funny, but it is also very powerful. This is Black Culture at its finest.  [...]

December 5th, 2014 - 6:02 pm § in America

Westlake mall cop won’t be charged for macing innocent bystander

On August 9, a shirtless white guy stood outside Westlake Mall in downtown Seattle spitting on people, uttering racial epithets, and trying to pick fight with pedestrians and bystanders. So a private security guard yanked out his pepper spray and maced a black pedestrian. The Stranger reports the Se[...]

December 5th, 2014 - 2:13 pm § in America

Cops speak their minds about Eric Garner

Cops don’t seem to be very good at public relations. (See, e.g., the St. Louis white police union’s whining about football players siding with protesters against police brutality.) Maybe that helps explain why their public image sucks. (How they treat citizens may have something to do wi[...]

December 5th, 2014 - 12:55 pm § in Misc.

The Real Problem With Death by Cop is not the Cop’s Race.

The major issue is the lack of a mechanism to charge police with the crime of abuse.  Efforts to paint the problems in Ferguson or New York as race seem to me to be besides the point.  Like occupying forces in Iraq/Afghanistan, the American police have a legal system that protects them.  Our judi[...]

December 5th, 2014 - 12:32 pm § in America

Protesters fed up with police bullies

The Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have ripped the scab off a long-festering sore. People are tired of being abused by police who are supposed to protect them and their communities. That’s what the protests are all about, and the protests aren’t going away because  no one in author[...]

December 5th, 2014 - 12:02 pm § in Politics

Mickey Mouse Sides With Palestine


December 5th, 2014 - 9:50 am § in America

Roots of Protests

I was a Freshman and President and founder of the BSU at Lake Michigan Jr. College in Benton Harbor Michigan when this went down. We were 90 miles from Chicago and it felt like we were all under siege, Benton Harbor was just like Ferguson 80% Black and no political power but we changed that [&hellip[...]