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June 30th, 2020 - 10:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Update: Police seize AR-15 from St. Louis couple who confronted BLM marchers

By now you’ve probably heard about the St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters walking by their home. Some claimed on social media they’re Democrats and BLM supporters. They’re not. Mark and Patricia McCloskey are personal injury lawyers who specialize in brain and spina[...]

June 23rd, 2020 - 11:04 am § in Racism

What’s wrong with “white lives matter”?

On its face, nothing; in context, everything. White lives, of course, matter. All lives matter. Police officers’ (“blue lives”) matter. If it went no farther than that, it wouldn’t be a problem. But it is a problem, because those phrases have become a counterpoint to “b[...]

April 4th, 2020 - 1:09 am § in Misc.

Robert Kennedy Anounces Death of Martin Luther King

Beyoncé Calls For Blacks To Rise Up And Fight The Police  [...]

September 3rd, 2018 - 7:44 pm § in Politics

Nike takes a side.

Its new ad pays homage to Colin Kaepernick. Read story here.[...]

July 11th, 2017 - 1:30 am § in Misc.

A Nigerian Talks Of Being Black In America

Hi! I’m Vincent, a Nigerian citizen fortunate enough to be a member of the MIT Class of 2017. » ** I moved to the United States of America three years ago. Packed all my belongings into four luggage bags, rolled into a car with my five siblings and my mom and my dad. Suddenly, I […][...]

November 7th, 2016 - 4:21 pm § in Misc.

WHITE LIVES MATTER

Racism: The Despair of Poor White Americans The liberal obsession with “people of color” is deeply wrong. Clay-eaters. Hillbillies, Dust Bowl families, coal miners, loggers … these folks live in poverty as ingrained as anything in inner city Chicago or the Mississippi outback. Thes[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 3:19 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Why would I go overseas?

“Anthony, why are you overseas?” I am overseas because I cannot find a job in the United States within my field. I am overseas because there are no jobs that pay like overseas basketball jobs. I am overseas because I don’t want to cook, or accept part time jobs working with kids. I am overseas[...]

July 23rd, 2016 - 8:30 am § in Misc.

BLACK LIVES MATTER: A FB Dialogue on Christian Guilt vs White Guilt

Stephen Schwartz As a non Christian, I find it offensive that my skin color somehow means I am to blame for what Christians did. That is not to say that there were not bad Jews as well as good Jews but we too suffered hugely from the invention of racism, a Christian idea that was  not […][...]