Tagged: KTB Editors

rosa parks

This Is The Rosa Parks You Probably Don’t Know

  Sixty years ago today, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus and was arrested. This seminal event of a tired, nice, old lady is what we think about as an impetus for desegregation. Not much is really told of her story beyond this event...

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant Is The 13th Best Player Of All Time

  Kobe Bryant is an all time great player, but he ranks 13th on our list of top NBA players. We based our ratings on league mvps, championships, finals mvps, all time statistics, and advanced statistics. Here are the 12 players we have ranked ahead of him in order:  ...

climate change

Why Climate Change Trumps Terrorism In Paris

  The Paris climate summit begins today with as many as 40,000 are expected for the 21st session of the Conference of Parties to the U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will run through Dec. 11. There will be more than 190 nations represented, and at least 140 national...

disillusioned

What Disillusioned But Not Defeated Looks Like For KTB

  If you’re reading something like this, chances are you’re either a regular at Killing The Breeze (thank you), or you’re searching for information. You spend time every day following daily events and listening to statements in an effort to make sense of it all.   Conversely, a large portion...

policy constructs

Daniel Rosenberg And American Policy Constructs

  Iʼm Daniel Rosenberg. I’ve been told I’m a reasonably intelligent person. I donʼt follow politics much because I canʼt. Itʼs horrible.   We live in a democracy and the people are policy constructs whom shape the country. In actuality, we donʼt because we can’t.   Policy Constructs An extremely...

people of color

Luckily, It Looks Like It’ll Only Affect People Of Color

  One woman and three men of “Middle Eastern” descent were removed from a Spirit Airlines plane at BWI Airport. The flight was headed for Chicago from Baltimore. After removal of these four people, Spirit Airlines deplaned the rest of the passengers and they are all now at the terminal...

Netanyahu

What Happens When Netanyahu Has Warrants?

From the Latin American Herald Tribune: Spanish national court judge Jose de la Mata has ordered the police and the civil guard to notify him if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and six former Israeli officials step foot on Spanish soil, since their visit could reopen a case filed against...