Category Archives: race

Collectivism. Taking away your freedom to be

Collectivism sends the false message that just because people share a skin color or physical location or a citizenship then one person has a license to get in another person’s business. This intrusion ranges from the State telling a woman … Continue reading

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American government was never designed to help blacks

The emotional responses by black Americans to media’s depiction of Donald Trump is getting annoying. Black Americans drank a lot of the symbolism in the Obama Kool-Aid in the last eight years, so much so that using a portrait of … Continue reading

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The impermanence of the black American community

Webster’s New World Dictionary defines community as: “Any group living in the same area or having interests, work, common; the general public; a sharing in common.” The recent exchange between President Donald Trump and journalist April Ryan during a … Continue reading

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Blacks have not turned the symbolism of Obama into political capital

For the past eight years, black Americans have talked about the significance of the Obama presidency the way affluent blacks talk about buying a Cadillac or a Mercedes Benz. The opening of Ta-Nehisi Coates latest piece for The Atlantic (“My … Continue reading

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Welcome to the post-Obama world, Dr. Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry appears to be an early victim of the post-Obama world. She is not taking too well the changes being made at MSNBC where the “Lean Forward” network has been blown back by the likes of Fox and CNN … Continue reading

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You’re not American. It’s okay

It’s understandable to want to “belong.” ¬†Waving your country’s flag means you’re happy to be a part of a group connected by the freedoms associated with consumer choice, political participation, and personal expression, with as little overt regulation as possible. … Continue reading

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Forty million dollars was not enough, #NewYorkCity

Yesterday after my son’s performance at the neighborhood arts center, I decided to treat him to a Frosty. “I want a Frosty shake, Dad.” It was Friday so I said what the heck. We enter the restaurant and on a … Continue reading

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#Race, #gentrification, and slow policy

My great friend, Barrington Salmon, wrote an excellent piece for The Washington Informer describing the reaction of Washington, DC’s black residents to the negative impacts of gentrification. ¬†The piece got me thinking about race and community development and where policy … Continue reading

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The TeaParty, TedCruz, and #NelsonMandela

Isms and schisms are prisons for the mind … The Tea Party, that lauded symbol of intellect and common sense, have been on a rampage criticizing Nelson Mandela as a communist and even eating one of their own, Ted Cruz, … Continue reading

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The one-percent has always run America and defined race

The one-percent has always run this country. They established this country back in 1776, drafting its two constitutions and engineering its economy over the past 237 years. Until recently not too many people targeted this one percent, so why all … Continue reading

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