Top Infrastructure Official Explains How America Used Highways To Destroy Black Neighborhoods
It’s time for America to reckon with the role that highway projects too often play in ripping apart underprivileged communities around the country, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Wednesday at the Center for American Progress.
In the first 20 years of the federal interstate system alone, Foxx said, highway construction displaced 475,000 families and over a…Continue
“The danger of the Republican party being taken over by the lily-white-ist conservatives is more serious than many people realize,” Jackie Robinson cautioned in his syndicated column in August 1963. He was worried about the rise of Barry Goldwater, whose 1964 presidential bid laid the foundation for the modern conservative movement. Today, Goldwater’s shadow looms over Donald Trump’s campaign for the Republican Party’s nomination.
“During my life, I have had a…Continue
When Ammon Bundy and his gang occupied the Malheur refuge, I could not help but wonder how differently the FBI and media might have reacted had the occupiers been from different backgrounds (like black, gay, or hispanic), or had a different motive (like environmental conservation). Well, the following story does give an account of what happened when black people occupied a wildlife refuge.
While not a tragedy that ended in death, this is still a disappointing story of racial…Continue
June 17th, after about an hour of service, Dylan Storm Roof slaughtered nine unsuspecting church members at Emanual A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. There were not any obvious signs of his intentions, nor any reason to suspect him of ill will. The 21 year-old simply decided to kill members of this church for what now appears to be racially motivated reasons. Seeing how he was just…Continue
Okay, please don't roll your eyes and think "Here we ago again. Another blog about police brutality, police states in America, and racist bashing." I'm not going to be analyzing the events of Ferguson, per say. I am writing about a larger picture here. No speeches about how…
KKK member, accomplice created lethal X-ray system, FBI says
By Lorenzo Ferrigno, CNN
updated 1:19 AM EDT, Thu June 20, 2013
The suspects intended to use the device to harm and kill "enemies of Israel," a Department of Justice news release said.
Undercover agents allegedly heard Crawford, a self-described member of the Ku Klux…
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“C’mon people now, smile on your brother
Everybody get together try to love one another – right now.”
Lyrics, “Get Together,” The Youngbloods
“[Thomas Sowell’s book Migrations and Cultures] is a strong indictment of both affirmative action and multiculturalism. The former because it tends to be self-defeating, the latter because it discourages minorities from shedding old habits and adopting new and more functional…Continue
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
Martin Luther King, Nobel Prize Acceptance speech, 1964
This week we celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday. He would have been 84. There are tributes and speeches. After all, we have a (sort of) African-American President.
1968 and beyond
King was murdered in 1968 –…Continue
“Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are…Continue
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Because of the recent spate of articles saying that Christianity is dying a reply was in the offing and these are my thoughts on the subject.
The much rumored death of Christianity at the hands of a secular society…Continue
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