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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘race’

October 15th, 2016 - 4:33 am § in Misc.

Race

by Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan[...]

August 15th, 2016 - 10:04 am § in Religion

Steve’s Thought For The Day

As Steve Schwartz is spending the rest of the summer taking a boat ride up the Georgia Straight I’ll be forwarding any thoughts he sends me for the next couple of weeks. Something I have noted: Black Christianity is very,  very different then the white version. Other than the Seventh Day Adv[...]

July 14th, 2016 - 9:40 am § in Jews, Misc.

WHY DO HOSPITALS USE RACIAL PROFILING?

A FB Dialog About “Race”  ‎Sheila Charles‎ to Stephen Schwartz Stephen when people refer to themselves as being hispanic, Italian, Irish, Jewish, German, etc. etc. they refer to their ethnicity. The fact of the matter is that all people consist of three major races. Regardless of[...]

April 25th, 2016 - 5:52 am § in The Ave Scene

“Funny you do not look Jewish?”

Is There a Jewish Race?  Dear Aaron,  So much of what I read today is about a racial divide.  My problem is I do not understand how there can be a racial divide without someone telling me how to define “race.” So am I, a “Jew,” part of a Jewish “race?”  Can I[...]

April 22nd, 2016 - 12:20 pm § in America

Why Ethnic identity and race are NOT the same things.

There is no DNA test to prove you’re Native American’   By Linda Geddes “People think there is a DNA test to prove you are Native American. There isn’t” DNA testing is changing how Native Americans think about tribal membership. Yet anthropologist Kim Tallbear…  tells Linda Gedde[...]

December 27th, 2015 - 7:39 pm § in Misc.

So I have to say I’ll kill you

 David Preston So I have to say I’ll kill you . . . in a song: The fine art of threatening to blow someone’s head off. Here’s an example of screwed-up people trying to drag others into their quagmire of moral confusion. A high school student in Mississippi was suspended after he r[...]

December 21st, 2015 - 1:16 pm § in Misc.

How folks got to be “white”

What is “race?” You may tell people that race isn’t real and doesn’t matter, but they can’t catch a cab,” Ota Wang said. “So unless we take that into account it makes us sound crazy.” By Rick Weiss Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, December 16, 2005[...]

November 24th, 2015 - 11:11 am § in Misc.

Of Race and Racism

A friend on FACEBOOK, an African American friend, has been mining the Jew meme .  He has posted the usual offensive stuff about the Rothschilds owning the world and about the Holocaust being a myth or perhgaps merely an exaggeration.   I tried explaining to him why this was so offensive, but he se[...]

November 17th, 2015 - 7:41 pm § in Misc.

How come no one here is flying the Nigerian flag at half mast?

Leonard Lawrence FACEBOOK WHILE EVERYBODY IS MAKING NOISE OVER WHAT HAPPENED IN FRANCE , LET US ALSO PRAY FOR THE 2000 SOULS THAT WAS MURDERED AND BURNED IN NIGERIA IN JANUARY OF THIS YEAR. BUT YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT IT BECAUSE IT DIDN’T MAKE THE NEWS[...]