Truth, crushed to the ground …always rises. Perhaps it is happening that our nation will begin to open its ears and hear the stories of the way it has treated too many of its citizens, because their voices are rising. In her work investigating the stories of African-Americans, primarily males, who have been killed by… Read More Truth Rises, Always ..
While the country, or parts of the country, express justified rage and anger toward Rush Limbaugh and his hideous and inappropriate statements directed at Georgetown Law School student Sandra Fluke, another outrage is being allowed to move forward, quietly but steadily. In a February 14, 2012 article posted on The Huffington Post, the story was… Read More The Big Business Called Prisons
I have watched and listened to the real-life drama unfolding as a discussion about contraception has morphed into first, an accusation against President Obama, that he is waging a war on religion, and now, into a war on women and women’s rights. And what I am seeing is white men behaving badly in an all-out… Read More White Men Behaving Badly
I have held off saying anything for as long as I could. I have been …meditating …on how to talk about …Newt. You know, as in Gingrich. The now-leading GOP presidential candidate hopeful. I nearly ran off the road when I heard his comments on the radio – something to the effect that poor kids… Read More Gingrich a Grinch
Herman Cain reacted angrily yesterday to the candid disclosure of an encounter he allegedly had with one Sharon Bialek some years ago. Flanked by her attorney, Gloria Allred, Bialek shared the details of an encounter with a powerful man that to many women, probably sounded quite familiar. If you missed it, she said she had… Read More Good Ol’ Boys Clubs, Challenged