Republican Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson visited the city of Ferguson, MO last week. He’s the first declared candidate from either party to make the visit and it is especially significant because Dr. Carson is still the only African American in the race. It’s doubly especially significant because Dr. Carson has been lukewarm and less
This is how we live here. This is America. Every few years, like a volcano building up its purchase, we blow. The molten intensity of racism, injustice, authority, and humanity collide and in an instant we are reminded that for everything that has changed, absolutely nothing has changed. This time it’s not in the South.
At the start of every New Year, I have to admit I have I strangely morbid thought. It slides right in as I think on my resolutions for the year and how much money I hope to save. Every year I wonder how many black people will become famous for all the wrong reasons. By