Tagged: South Carolina

ribault

The Explorers: Jean Ribault

Jean Ribault is the sixteenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and expeditions...

danger

Why “Just Do What Cops Tell You To” Is Dangerous

South Carolina officer Ben Fields was fired for slamming a student to the ground and tossing her several feet. The normal arguments defending the act are appearing. We know the argument, and here it is rehashed.   You have to comply with the police instructions. If you just sit there...

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...

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...