Tag Archives: Racism

I am an American!

A real conversation I had today; Him- “This little Mexican girl that was working at McDonald’s asked me if I could move to a smaller table and I told her hell no, I was here first not my f*cking problem … Continue reading

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The dream

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” –  Martin Luther King, Jr. I am a big fan of the PBS series Finding Your Roots hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. As the program is … Continue reading

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What can I do?

I am the son of two people who were born and raised in the segregated south. The North Carolina small town my parents grew-up in was replicated all over the South. From South Carolina to Mississippi, blacks and whites lived … Continue reading

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Who is paying for Trumps Obama vendetta?

Donald Trump, for whatever reason has had a bone to pick with Barack Obama long before he threw his red baseball cap into the Presidential ring. For years Trump has questioned Obama’s birthplace, and his academic record. He has even cast doubt on … Continue reading

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The Alabama soap opera

“Christians of Alabama, we do not really know the truth about these allegations, but if you really are a Christian you have no choice but to vote for Moore, Jones cannot be allowed to win. You must understand it does … Continue reading

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Trumpism 101- the reign of old white people

Majority of white Americans feel discriminated against: poll This was the headline I read this morning on my USA Today news feed. The poll stated that “55% of whites surveyed believe that discrimination against white people exists in the U.S. today.”  … Continue reading

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Sleeping with the Bully

“But we must never adjust to the present coarseness of our national dialogue with the tone set up at the top. We must never regard as normal the regular and casual undermining of our democratic norms and ideals. We must … Continue reading

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