A sequel to my “god bless america” poem.
“Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery – the greatest material interest of the world.”
“Ending white supremacy requires the ability to do math—350 years of murderous plunder are not undone by 50 years of uneasy ceasefire.” – Ta-Nehisi Coates
I think as a country, we have a tendency to employ amnesia to history and to not have much introspection about what we do due to the aforementioned belief in exceptionalism
Today’s Columbus Day and it seems emblematic of everything that is wrong with the way history is taught and understood Continue reading
You often hear from both parties, conservatives and liberals, that America is somehow exceptional. But why is this? After the Continue reading
The only matter of fact that needs uncovering is whether Officer Darren Wilson was legally justified under Missouri law to shoot Michael Brown the six times that he did. That’s it.