Monuments to the Confederacy

The last confederate monument in America was completed in 1972. Not 1872, 1972. From the end of the civil war through the civil rights movement, monuments to a failed attempt to separate the country based on race were raised through America and abroad. T…

This is America

Dylan Roof, Charlottesville, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and on and on and on. After so many of these incidents, good-intentioned and well-meaning people like to say “this isn’t the America I know!” “This isn’t us!” “We’re better than this!”
Really?  …

State of Rage

In 1961 James Baldwin, when being interviewed about being Black in America, said the following, “To be negro in America and relatively conscience is to be in a state of rage, almost all of the time.” 60 years later, the sentiment still exists. Police bru…