Posts Tagged ‘Racism’

February 19th, 2017 - 11:50 am § in Politics

GOP bars Hispanic congressmen from ICE meeting

Topic was rounding up Hispanics “A meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement intended to mollify lawmakers … had the opposite effect Thursday, as organizers expelled rank-and-file members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus,” CNN reported Sunday. “The topic of the me[...]

February 17th, 2017 - 10:58 am § in America, Hypocrisy

What’s been going on around the world while the media continue the Trump orgy ….

Sunni Terror Massacre Hits Sufi Muslims in Pakistan 43 men, 9 women and 20 children were killed and hundreds injured in Pakistan by committed jihadis ,  followers of the literal Quran operating under the DAESH/ISIL brand.   The media ignored this and, I assume, the event did not fit on the index c[...]

February 7th, 2017 - 1:04 am § in America, Politics

WHO SAID THAT? A short story in quotes

Avi Ibrahim Balser FACEBOOK The teacher said, “Let’s begin by reviewing some American History. Who said ‘Give me Liberty , or give me Death’?” She saw a sea of blank faces, except for Little Akio, a bright foreign exchange student from Japan , who had his hand up: R[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 3:03 pm § in Uncategorized

Jerk harasses hijab wearer

On Saturday, Asma Elhuni, 39, an American-born graduate student and legislative assistant, was sitting in Joe’s East Atlanta Coffee Shop in Atlanta, Georgia, and minding her own business when Rob Koehler of Columbus, Georgia, apparently offended by her hijab, starting taking pictures of her. W[...]

January 25th, 2017 - 8:39 pm § in Politics

What is patriotism?

Patriotism is loyalty to a country, not a leader, party, or ideology. Which raises the questions, what is a country, and why have one? Rebecca Gordon, who teaches philosophy at the University of San Francisco, writing in Mother Jones, explores these questions here. Her article is worth reading. &nbs[...]

January 20th, 2017 - 4:25 am § in America, Donald Trump

Inauguration Day: MLK


December 22nd, 2016 - 3:27 pm § in Uncategorized

When black people call the police

Here’s what we know so far:  In Fort Worth, a black woman called the police after a white neighbor allegedly “grabbed and choked” her 7-year-old son for littering on his property.  The responding officer told her, “Why don’t you teach your son not to litter?” Th[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 12:17 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

Racial Politics is A Toxic Soup for Dems

David Brewster Here’s a fine-grained look at the state of racial politics in America. Among the provocative assertions: minorities do better economically in red states; as minorities move up the economic ladder they drift toward Republicanism (Trump did better with college educated black males[...]

December 5th, 2016 - 6:10 am § in America, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Ben Carson to Head HUD

This may be a good choice.  Carson undoubtedly has FARS, but he also a tough and smart man with credibility no other Republican has in the African American community.  He could be a voice for reforming the urban ghettos.[...]

October 13th, 2016 - 2:54 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Adversity is Nothing #4

After hurting myself in the first game of the tournament I became a spectator. Although very disappointed that I could not play, I was glad that I had an opportunity to watch my cousin play professional basketball live. My cousin is really doing it out here. Watching him play was easily the best par[...]