Category: Domestic Issues

Taking Back Armistice Day

Armistice Day, 11/11/1918 at 11 am, began a commitment to peace by the brave men who fought during World War One. The men who fought and its citizens did not want to bury the pain and suffering of war. Instead, they wanted to use tragic memories to remind them why war should be avoided and... Read more »

They'll Both Eat You

“The white conservatives aren’t friends of the Negro either, but they at least don’t try to hide it. They are like wolves; they show their teeth in a snarl that keeps the Negro always aware of where he stands with them. But the white liberals are foxes, who also show their teeth to the Negro... Read more »

Police Violence, Injustice, And The American Nightmare

  The images of violent out of control police officers have provided the necessary evidence to prove not only endless police criminality but also resembles the violence of an occupying force. The never-ending police violence that administers death as a default mode, and murdered Black bodies are treated as spectacle. Yet, not only does the... Read more »
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Hate And Division Comes From The Anger Of A Betrayed Population

The random school shootings (another Tuesday in Maryland) protests turning violent across the country, and Austin Texas bomber Mark Anthony Conditt should send off alarm bells. Conditt, Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, and Dylan Roof who slaughtered nine parishioners in Charleston S.C. are the faces of American terrorism at home: overwhelmingly white males, having untreated... Read more »

Our Hyper-Militarized Nation Has Bred The Endless and Violent Bloodbaths We Have At Home

The recent shooting deaths Wednesday at a Parkland Florida High School point to an even more extensive epidemic of killing children and innocent people. Our glorification of the military and the use of mechanized and industrial violence to solve conflicts is not new. But it has gotten tremendously worse. Since post 9/11, it has become... Read more »