August 15, 2017Comments Off on Trump, Charlottesville, and Presidential Blinders to White Terrorism
Trump has been widely criticized for his reaction to the white terrorism in Charlottesville last week. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides. On --->> read more -->>
August 13, 2017Comments Off on Recently Noted – “Making Affirmative Action White Again”
Ira Katznelson (see my earlier post “Affirmative Action for Whites – began in the 1930s“) wrote a brief opinion piece in the 8/13/2017 NYTimes, “Making Affirmative Action White Again” (“Who Really Got Hand Outs” in --->> read more -->>
July 12, 2017Comments Off on Creating Segregated America in the 20th Century – Government in Action
Creating Segregated America in the 20th Century – Government in Action Today, more than 50 years after the much lauded 1960s era Civil Rights Acts legislated the end of segregation in housing and education, this --->> read more -->>
July 3, 2017Comments Off on Racism in America – White Supremacy
PDF 📄(Go to the posts on Racism – White Supremacy in America) Keystone Essay – Racism in America – White Supremacy There are two original sins in US history – the virtual elimination of Native --->> read more -->>
It is doubtless a fact that most Northerners, including the writer, think that slavery in America was a Southern problem. In the North slavery was an occasional institution, or so we think. A week ago --->> read more -->>
October 7, 2014Comments Off on Gay Marriage – how did this transformation occur?
Yesterday’s defacto legalization of gay marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court is a wonderful development. It appears certain that this non action by the court will cascade to all fifty states fairly quickly. This raises --->> read more -->>
Isabel Wilkerson’s book, The Warmth of Other Suns – the epic story of America’s great migration, creates whole new planes of awareness of our history. This book startled me to a new understanding of how --->> read more -->>
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