Reading Time: 2 minutes The US was founded upon ideals of liberty and equality. However, theory and practice often differed greatly and the notion of white supremacy has very much been part of the United States since its inception. It has taken over 240 years of blood, sweat and tears to approximate true equality. And that travail continues today.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The events in Charlottesville, VA, brought renewed attention to the debate over removing Confederate Civil War monuments. Are these monuments simply reminders of lives lost during a tragic and bloody conflict or symbols of white supremacy?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The media went hard after President Donald Trump about his moral stance (or lack thereof) on Charlottesville. But they missed a chance to take him to task for disseminating his own “fake news.”After receiving broad, near-universal criticism for equating deadly violence perpetrated by white nationalists in Charlottesville, VA, with the response of counter-protesters, Trump decided Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes In the major moral crisis growing out of Charlottesville, a lot of attention has been paid to Trump’s lack of leadership.But the whole nation has a stake in a related matter, the inaction of the local police.The Charlottesville Police Department was not caught unawares. It had anticipated a crowd of from 2,000 to 6,000 people, Read More