Category Archives: Race

Remembering Rosewood  Massacre 100 years later. What Have We Learned

The Rosewood Massacre is a tragic story most of us don’t know. It’s a shameful story of racial violence people didn’t want to hear. And so we never did. It lay buried for more than half a century. I never

Remembering Rosewood  Massacre 100 years later. What Have We Learned

The Rosewood Massacre is a tragic story most of us don’t know. It’s a shameful story of racial violence people didn’t want to hear. And so we never did. It lay buried for more than half a century. I never

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West was coming to dinner at Mar-a-Lago and Melania wanted to make sure it would be a night folks would remember long after the last piece of chocolate layer cake was consumed. Leaving

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West was coming to dinner at Mar-a-Lago and Melania wanted to make sure it would be a night folks would remember long after the last piece of chocolate layer cake was consumed. Leaving

American Hate- Who’s Keeping Count?

I’ve lost count. Of all the mass shootings. Of murdered children, LGBTQ, African Americans, and Jews. I’ve lost count of all the violence. The vicious name-calling. Defacing of property. I’ve lost count of all the hate crimes in our country.

American Hate- Who’s Keeping Count?

I’ve lost count. Of all the mass shootings. Of murdered children, LGBTQ, African Americans, and Jews. I’ve lost count of all the violence. The vicious name-calling. Defacing of property. I’ve lost count of all the hate crimes in our country.

Republicans Have Drunk the Kool-Aid

Republicans have drunk the Kool-Aid. They are dangerously intoxicated The shift from political party to cult is now complete. This vile brew steeped in decades of hate, laced with lies, is the house drink served at Mar a Logo. Ingested

Republicans Have Drunk the Kool-Aid

Republicans have drunk the Kool-Aid. They are dangerously intoxicated The shift from political party to cult is now complete. This vile brew steeped in decades of hate, laced with lies, is the house drink served at Mar a Logo. Ingested

Adidas Loses the Ethics Race

Adidas did not win any ethics race crossing the finish line by finally severing its ties with Kanye West. For a sports company like Adidas whose brand is associated with speed, they were woefully slow in dropping their association with

Adidas Loses the Ethics Race

Adidas did not win any ethics race crossing the finish line by finally severing its ties with Kanye West. For a sports company like Adidas whose brand is associated with speed, they were woefully slow in dropping their association with

Whose Flag Is It?

I hate to say this on Flag Day but in recent years I’ve found myself fickle about the American flag. It wasn’t always so. For decades, with hand over heart, I dutifully pledged allegiance to the stars and stripes as

Whose Flag Is It?

I hate to say this on Flag Day but in recent years I’ve found myself fickle about the American flag. It wasn’t always so. For decades, with hand over heart, I dutifully pledged allegiance to the stars and stripes as

No More Mass Shootings

No more. There have been more mass shootings so far in 2022 than there have been days in the year. 27 alone have been school shootings. No more. Today is day 145 of the year, and the country has already

No More Mass Shootings

No more. There have been more mass shootings so far in 2022 than there have been days in the year. 27 alone have been school shootings. No more. Today is day 145 of the year, and the country has already

Hate Will Not Replace Us

Dark thoughts used to hide in the shadows. They lurked in dark alleys and dim corners. Skulking on the fringes of the far-right, they festered in darkness rarely venturing into the light. Unvarnished hate and vile white supremacist thoughts that

Hate Will Not Replace Us

Dark thoughts used to hide in the shadows. They lurked in dark alleys and dim corners. Skulking on the fringes of the far-right, they festered in darkness rarely venturing into the light. Unvarnished hate and vile white supremacist thoughts that

Our Developed Nation is Developmentally Challenged

Is America a developed nation or a nation with developmental disabilities? A deadly mass shooting. Again. A White Supremacist armed with an AR-15 and hate. Again. Angry masses protesting in the streets to Save Abortion Rights. Again. As I drank

Our Developed Nation is Developmentally Challenged

Is America a developed nation or a nation with developmental disabilities? A deadly mass shooting. Again. A White Supremacist armed with an AR-15 and hate. Again. Angry masses protesting in the streets to Save Abortion Rights. Again. As I drank

Collecting Our Uncomfortable Past  

It should come as no surprise to those familiar with my work that I am an avid collector of all things connected to popular culture. My home is filled from top to bottom with remnants of American history over the

Collecting Our Uncomfortable Past  

It should come as no surprise to those familiar with my work that I am an avid collector of all things connected to popular culture. My home is filled from top to bottom with remnants of American history over the