Posts Tagged: civil rights

Teaching Racism

A Texas elementary teacher gives new meaning to Throwback Thursday. Now that Karen Fitzgibbons has been fired, I’m sure the “I’m-not-a-racist” Texas 4th grade teacher who proposed segregation on a Facebook post, can find another teaching job where her opinions

Teaching Racism

A Texas elementary teacher gives new meaning to Throwback Thursday. Now that Karen Fitzgibbons has been fired, I’m sure the “I’m-not-a-racist” Texas 4th grade teacher who proposed segregation on a Facebook post, can find another teaching job where her opinions

American Constitution

We

“Because the single most powerful word in our democracy is the word We. We the people. We Shall overcome. Yes We can.” President Barack Obama – Selma 50th Anniversary     It’s time we begin to color-in the Constitution using

American Constitution

We

“Because the single most powerful word in our democracy is the word We. We the people. We Shall overcome. Yes We can.” President Barack Obama – Selma 50th Anniversary     It’s time we begin to color-in the Constitution using

Vintage school book illustration Policeman

A Primer on Police and White Privilege

White children learn early on the policeman is your friend. He keeps us safe. It is their truth. But the truth is often skewed, as simplistic  as these vintage school book illustrations. The truth is as simple as black and

Vintage school book illustration Policeman

A Primer on Police and White Privilege

White children learn early on the policeman is your friend. He keeps us safe. It is their truth. But the truth is often skewed, as simplistic  as these vintage school book illustrations. The truth is as simple as black and

Choking on Our Civil Rights

 #ICantBreathe Police brutality-something old, something new, something borrowed….something definitely blue. When can we expect this tragic American tradition to change? …don’t hold your breath!    

Choking on Our Civil Rights

 #ICantBreathe Police brutality-something old, something new, something borrowed….something definitely blue. When can we expect this tragic American tradition to change? …don’t hold your breath!    

US Govrnment Ad Vintage

ENDA Discrimination?

Is discrimination in the workplace coming to an end? With the Senate’s historic vote to pass the Employment Non Discrimination Act, it is worth remembering that not that long ago, thousands of hard-working, qualified Americans were summarily fired from their

US Govrnment Ad Vintage

ENDA Discrimination?

Is discrimination in the workplace coming to an end? With the Senate’s historic vote to pass the Employment Non Discrimination Act, it is worth remembering that not that long ago, thousands of hard-working, qualified Americans were summarily fired from their

march on washington 1962 MLK

Why They Marched on Washington in 1963

A Sign of the Times Why was there a March on Washington in 1963? It’s as simple as Black and White. Separate was not equal, it was as different as black and white Fifty year later, are we still seeing

march on washington 1962 MLK

Why They Marched on Washington in 1963

A Sign of the Times Why was there a March on Washington in 1963? It’s as simple as Black and White. Separate was not equal, it was as different as black and white Fifty year later, are we still seeing

comic cartoon homophobia

The Right Is Wrong

 The Right is on the wrong side of history as progress in civil rights for all moves forward. As the right predictably go into seizures over the legalization of same-sex marriage, they’ll be glad Obamacare is there to help them.

comic cartoon homophobia

The Right Is Wrong

 The Right is on the wrong side of history as progress in civil rights for all moves forward. As the right predictably go into seizures over the legalization of same-sex marriage, they’ll be glad Obamacare is there to help them.