Tag Archives: Jim Crow

Another useless email to my Senators – Graham and Scott

I just finished reading Michael Wolff’s book, Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency and started Michael Bender’s book, Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost. As a concerned and informed citizen of … Continue reading

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100% of 63%

“One-hundred percent of our focus is on stopping this new administration.” – Senate Minority Leader Mitch “The Turtle” McConnell Think about this statement for a minute. There is nothing specific in it. Not stop Biden’s COVID-19 response. Not stop an … Continue reading

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What you can’t defend

Supposedly the last lynching that took place in South Carolina occurred on February 16, 1947 when a 24 year old black man, Willie Earle, was taken from his jail cell by a mob of white men and was beaten, stabbed … Continue reading

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Send her back

I have written about this in the past but I think it bears repeating in this white nationalist era Trump is driving us too. I grew up in the South, Charlotte to be specific, a child of the 1960’s and … Continue reading

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An ugly American history

I am reading a book called Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America by Patrick Phillips. The book details how the white citizens of Forsyth County, Georgia, beginning in 1912, drove out the African-American population through murder and intimidation. It is … Continue reading

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