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Barbara Kay: People thought Obama would heal America's bitter racial divide. It's gotten worse

With Barack Obama’s tenure as U.S. president grinding to its definitive end, it’s clear the chasm between the Messiah-like figure he sold himself as in 2008 and the only-too-flawed mortal we see today will not close. 825 more words

Full Comment

New Report on Lynchings in Jim Crow South

Whether it be fraternity chants or police shooting black folks or voting registration issues it sure seems we are going backward socially in terms of racial issues. 25 more words

U.S. History

"because i'm white"

“because i’m white” is my new blog I am going to be working on along with this one. The new blog is dedicated to trying to get people involved in talking about race relations in America. 39 more words

Politics

Branching Out

I have decided I am going to launch a new blog that I feel there is an absolute need for, and it is long overdue also. 203 more words

Politics

The Pandemic of Violence in the Black Community: Do we know how to relate to each other?

The black community has an out of wedlock birth rate of over 73%.  An alarming and thoroughly disheartening statistic, it is really hard to comprehend how it got so out of hand.  1,566 more words

Anger

Man shot by police downtown identified, friends say actions out of character

Friends of a man left in critical condition after he was shot by a Calgary police officer near an anti-racism rally on Saturday are expressing disbelief over their friend’s actions. 637 more words

Local News

Episode 46: Ronald James

https://archive.org/download/Episode46RonaldJames/Episode%2046_%20Ronald%20James.mp3

This week’s guest is Baltimore stand up comic Ronald James. Things got real in this episode and we discuss why people need to expand your interests and continue to grow a person, why men have to be funny to survive in the world, inner city gentrification and displacement, and racial/socioeconomic inequality. 17 more words

Eric Tries Too Hard