Tag Archives: Racism

A face from the past in the present

“When I grew up in the South, I was taught that segregation was the will of God, and the Bible was quoted to prove it. I was taught that women were by nature inferior to men, and the Bible was … Continue reading

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Changing colors

“Trump doesn’t give a damn about the Bible or Jesus. He’s pimping the gospel, just as he pimped racially insecure “working class” white men and women into voting for him in exchange for an America that doesn’t threaten their whiteness.” … Continue reading

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9/11 and my divided life

“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” – Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl I remember it was a little before 9 am. A news … Continue reading

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The First White President

A very interesting perspective from The Atlantic Magazine on Donald Trump’s presidency: Link: The First White President

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A letter to my Senators Graham & Scott

“They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well, guess what? You just magnified her!” – Heather Heyer’s mother My wife and I ride our bicycles all over the country roads of our county and from the north … Continue reading

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The face of hate

On April 4, 1940 the German Army invaded the little country of Denmark. The battle lasted just six hours, one of the shortest military operations of World War II. When I was a kid, my best friends mother was Danish. … Continue reading

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Sixty years later…….

This photograph was taken on September 4, 1957 as Elizabeth Eckford was prevented from entering the newly desegregated Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas by the Arkansas National Guard. This photograph was taken on July 8, 2017 as Police Officer Darius Nash protects … Continue reading

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