Tagged: South Carolina

Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley Shows The GOP How To Handle Race

  In Nikki Haley’s speech at the South Carolina statehouse calling for the removal of the Confederate flag, we saw the birth of a GOP Presidential contender for 2020. Young, female, and a minority (in spite of previous proclamations). There’s a big difference between a flag and a monument. The...

The Most Urgent Questions about American Violence

I found a sort of morbid comfort in the fact that Jon Stewart had the same problem that I did yesterday after the news broke about the attack in Charleston. No jokes. No mirth, no whimsy, no quips. No happiness. Just a head full of questions, and a heart that will...

mental health

You Need To Separate Racism From Mental Health

  Dylann Roof, the alleged gunman authorities say is responsible for killing nine people at a predominantly black church in Charleston, South Carolina, had been “planning something like that for six months,” according to his roommate Dalton Tyler.   “He was big into segregation and other stuff,” Tyler said. “He...