Tag Archive: NAACP

18
Sep

Vietnam Saved My Life

For the past five years since my retirement, I’ve volunteered several days a week at the local VA Medical Center. During which time, I have met a lot of impressive individuals. They are Veterans, who have given so much to […]

07
Jun

Black Motorists Lying on Cops — Who’s Doing the ‘Racial Profiling’?

In the last few weeks, three black motorists, including an NAACP chapter president, made blatantly false allegations against perfectly courteous police officers.  Now, who’s “racially profiling”? First, in Timmonsville, S.C., local NAACP President the Rev. Jerrod Moultrie put up a lengthy […]

12
Sep

After Trump Deals with Democrats, GOP Leaders Know How “Real” Black Republicans Feel

There’s an old adage that says, “What goes around, comes around.” I couldn’t help but think about this adage when I saw the response of many congressional Republicans, after President Trump cut a deal with the congressional Democrats on raising […]

15
Mar

Yupiks, Black kids, and Old French Nuns: A Pedagogy of the Accountable

Sometimes the greatest lessons in life emanate from the most unlikely of people and places. In the mid1970s, I found myself working at a Yupik Eskimo boarding school located in western Alaska.  St. Mary’s Mission School had been a fixture […]

11
Feb

The Origins of Black Liberalism & Conservatism (part 1)

W.E.B. Du Bois vs. Booker T. Washington We hear the terms conservatives and liberals thrown about in political discussions on a regular basis, but for the longest time, we only seemed to apply the terms to “white” people. Today the […]

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