“Microaggression”

Woman Lists The Microaggressions She And Black Husband Encounter Regularly Brittany Wong / HuffPost Life    July 24, 2020     Toward the end of June, weeks into ongoing protests against police brutality and systemic racism, Pamela Chandler felt compelled to vent to her husband, Walter.  The couple live in the small town of West Carrollton, Ohio, with … Continue reading “Microaggression”

George Floyd Body-Cam Tapes Reviewed

Footage of Police Body Cameras Offers Devastating Account of Floyd Killing The footage was made available by appointment at a court in Minneapolis, and shows officers seemingly more concerned with controlling George Floyd’s body than saving his life. By Tim Arango, Matt Furber and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs Published July 15, 2020Updated July 17, 2020, 10:20 a.m. … Continue reading George Floyd Body-Cam Tapes Reviewed

Catechism for Children / United Daughters of the Confederacy

If you have time, you should read this U. D. C. Catechism for Children.  This is from the Encyclopedia America website. Published in 1904 for a Texas chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and later republished in Staunton, Cornelia Branch Stone provides a Lost Cause interpretation of the American Civil War (1861–1865) through … Continue reading Catechism for Children / United Daughters of the Confederacy

Mt. Rushmore / Fourth of July

The recent celebration at Mt. Rushmore on the Fourth of July (2020) has reignited the controversy over its origins and its existence.  Someone I know posted a meme stating : “Can someone please explain to me how pancake syrup, movies, books, statues, logos and building names weren’t racist when Obama was president?” Her friends politely … Continue reading Mt. Rushmore / Fourth of July

Mitch Landrieu / Removal of Confederate Monuments

  The city of New Orleans got it right years ago when they made the decision to remove their Confederate monuments.   I don’t think I’ve ever read a more eloquent speech made by the Mayor on the day the last statue was removed. I encourage you to read this and open your mind as his … Continue reading Mitch Landrieu / Removal of Confederate Monuments