Tag: #blacklivesmatter

Oregon Standoff & America's Double Standard

Oregon Standoff & America's Double Standard
Standoff By Kym B. The Oregon standoff has me confused and enraged. Confused by the background: In 1993, Ammon Bundy refused to renew his permit for cattle grazing by protesting against regulations under the Federal Bureau of Land Management that stated he was not allowed to do such a thing on public property. Bundy continued... Read more »

Blacks and Poor Whites: Your Life Doesn't Matter to the System

Blacks and Poor Whites: Your Life Doesn't Matter to the System
By A Comeaux I’ve been in a confusing haze for a few days, drifting between the headlines #OregonUnderAttack and #BlackLivesMatter peaceful unarmed protestors nationwide being thrown in jail, beaten and even shot with no charges for the terrorists. And then I had a revelation. The revelation: American media is irrefutably biased in the glorified showcase... Read more »

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"
By A Comeaux I’m  in Minneapolis. My head is pounding, my body is aching and it hurts to breathe. Light pains my eyes and my ears are ringing like a faint cry in the distance. My job calls it the flu. Today, I know it just hurts being black. Last night while I kissed on... Read more »
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I Could Have Been Sandra Bland

I Could Have Been Sandra Bland
by A Comeaux I’m feeling a collection of emotions and none of which are rational. I’ll articulate my rage the best I can in order for my plea to be effective. I know there are responsible police officers that live up to their oaths to serve and protect, and YOU know this is not about... Read more »