At the height of the Democratic National Convention, Donald Trump, our Republican nominee for president, called a press conference, and during that press conference, he invited the Russian government to hack into Hillary Clinton’s email account. He said that if the Russian government could find 30,000 missing emails, emails that Hillary Clinton said she erased,… Read More What is a Joke?
A friend of mine, now deceased, wrote a play some time ago called, “Our Young Black Men Are Dying and Nobody Seems to Care.” The playwright, James Chapmyn, composed this choreopoem which has the “voices” of young, black men, now dead, telling their stories. They are dead – some from police violence, some from black-on-black… Read More Fear Brings Silence
Here’s a new name of a young black man who has been victimized by police: Leon Ford. Yesterday, I wrote that “we the people” need to be aware of what is going on as concerns the plight of young black men in this country, and that we need to step up and fight… Read More Youth Paralyzed; Police Who Allegedly Shot Him Still Working
“We the people” absolutely cannot be silent and be unaware of what is going on around us. When I was young, living in Detroit, I and my friends were told how to survive “out there.” We were never to be unaware; we were never to be so trusting that we didn’t, at all times, inspect… Read More Silence of “we the people” is deadly
When good people are silent, and do nothing, evil triumphs. That sentiment is attributed to English philosopher Edmund Burke, and he may or may not have said it, but it is true nonetheless. Black children are being killed by police officers and vigilantes. That is evil. That is modern-day, 21st century lynching,… Read More When Good People Are Silent …