Posts tagged "Racism"

Moving beyond labeling all negative commentary about black politicians racist

Moving beyond labeling all negative commentary about black politicians racist
It’s unfortunate when a writer cannot be critical about an African-American involved in public life without being accused of being a racist. Monday, Neil Steinberg of the Chicago Sun-Times wrote a column very critical of Carol Moseley Braun and her candidacy (which was a good read), entitled “Carol, I miss you already.” Here’s a portion of... Read more »

The Jesse Jackson Brand: Forcing itself upon us again

The Jesse Jackson Brand: Forcing itself upon us again
Maybe it’s time for Jesse Jackson to retire. In the not so recent past we find Jesse Jackson hovering over controversies with racial overtones. And just as often, he hovers over a controversy and introduces racial overtones- that were not there- so he can inject his brand: The Reverend Jesse Jackson. By becoming a bit... Read more »