Category: Race

Redskin: We Can Say Something Else

  I talked about the Redskins and their name awhile back. My position was, and still is, there would be no change on the part of Daniel Snyder until there was organized action to effect his bottom-line. It looks like that organized action is happening through government and the court...

prejudice

Prejudice, Discrimination, Bigotry and Racism Are Different

  Prejudice is prejudgment or forming an opinion before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case. Discrimination is action that denies social participation or human rights to categories of people based on prejudice. Bigotry is a state of mind where a person views other groups with fear, distrust,...

racists

Why Do I Talk To Racists? Why Not?

  What am I losing by talking to racists particularly online? Could I possibly make them more racist? If I am talking to a racist, the very worst that can result from our conversation is that they remain a racist. Oh well. If they rethink a couple of their positions,...

black family

When You See A Happy Black Family, Think It’s Normal

  These children without fathers is really the issue here. Why don’t black people start with fixing their own families? Everything starts from there.   Is this you? Please stop. What you are lacking is context. The Black Family is doing great all things considered.   Jamestown was 1607. The...

ferguson

Ferguson Burning: What We Know

  18 year old Michael Brown was shot to death on Saturday, August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri, a majority black suburb of St. Louis. St. Louis County Police Chief Joe Belmar held a news conference the next day stating the investigation shows that Brown was unarmed, physically assaulted the officer,...

Donald Sterling

Banned For Life: An Authentic Reaction to Donald Sterling

This was a difficult decision for Adam Silver, Commissioner of the NBA. With only three months in his position, he has this dropped in his lap. He is forced to make a decision that will undoubtedly set a precedent for not only the NBA, but for all of professional sports....