Category: race relations

Donald Trump: A life-threatening toxin in our body politic

    What did we do to deserve to be cursed With a president who is the worst of the worst? He was duly elected But now us has infected With a pernicious boil that Bob Mueller must burst.    

The weight of the presidency will now be on Trump

  Now Trump will be put to the test. Though I’m not sure how well he has known it. His decisions will be second-guessed And each policy failure he’ll own it.

While he courts the black vote, Trump should confess to this crime

“When a black woman asked to rent an apartment in a Brooklyn complex managed by Donald Trump’s real estate company, she said she was told that nothing was available. A short time later, a white woman who made the same request was invited to choose between two available apartments. The two would-be renters on that... Read more »

Colin Kaepernick tells the nation to have a conscience

  “‘I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,’ Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. ‘To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other... Read more »

Obama under attack for using the N-word

  Obama the N-word had no right to say. No matter the context in which it did lay. So the bigots all right Have  jumped on the sound bite Though they might say the word every day.    

A case of identity: Rachel Dolezal

  A woman insists  she is black But  her parents say truth she does lack. Is she sinner or saint If she is or she ain’t? Should we judge whether someone’s a quack?