Tag Archives: African-American

Defund The Police

It seems to me…. “Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day.  They’ve got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law.”  ~ Barack … Continue reading

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Effectiveness Of Social Protests

It seems to me…. “When counterterrorist policies are used to suppress peaceful protests and legitimate opposition movements, shut down debate, target human rights defenders, or stigmatize minorities, they fail, and we all lose.  Indeed, such responses may cause further resentment … Continue reading

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Racial Hypocrisy

It seems to me…. “There are not ‘many sides’ in the fight against hatred and bigotry.  There is only right and wrong.”  ~ J. B. Pritzker[1]. I find it extremely irritating to hear the seemingly automatic response from some people … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter

It seems to me…. “’Black lives matter’ doesn’t mean that all lives do not matter, rather it is a cry for equal treatment in the greater circle of justice for all Americans.”  ~ Wayne Messam[1]. The U.S. – and in … Continue reading

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The Increase In Intolerance

It seems to me…. “The biggest challenge or biggest crisis knocking on the doors of humankind is fear and intolerance.” ~ Kailash Satyarthi[1]. Another mass shooting. While this time it was in Christchurch, New Zealand, rather than here in the … Continue reading

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Racial Inequality

It seems to me…. “I believe the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as a very large swath of the American population, really wants to imagine that race and racial inequality is something we don’t have to think about anymore, don’t … Continue reading

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More Guns; More Deaths

It seems to me…. “America has a right to the Second Amendment, but the people of America have a right to safety and the prevention of gun violence in their community.” ~ Sheila Jackson Lee[1]. The next time someone attempts … Continue reading

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Employment Opportunities

It seems to me…. “We need to have a strong economy that can create employment opportunities and that can also produce the revenue that we need to defend our country at home and abroad.” ~ Bob Menendez[1]. Contrary to claims … Continue reading

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Toward A Better Tomorrow

It seems to me…. “I’m a Progressive. Much in the same way our founding fathers – who, oddly enough, wouldn’t get elected today – were Progressives.” ~ Will Ferrell[1]. The U.S. is the midst of a difficult transition between the … Continue reading

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The U.S. Injustice System

It seems to me…. “You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you’re compelled to say something. To speak out against it.” ~ Macklemore[1]. Approximately 70 million Americans have criminal records. More than one in five people … Continue reading

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