Tag Archives: racism

Local poem promotes racism & xenophobia

But perhaps, that is this man’s implicit intent? To tell everyone who is not a Christian that they are not valued. In that, I sure hope to God (quite literally), that this particular businessman does not have any clients of any other religious beliefs. Because if he does, in this awful piece, he tells them that their religions are ridiculous, and have no place here.

Give me hope because it’s fading fast

After the launch of my blog, I spent weeks carefully crafting what was to be my first post. Then the last few days happened, and I realized, it needed to wait. It needed to wait because there are things that need to be said, because there are emotions that need to be processed, and because it’s hard to write about the …

Some thoughts on Charleston and what it means

By this point in time, if you haven’t heard about the Charleston, South Carolina shooting, I’m going to ask you to stop reading this post, go Google it, and read a few articles before coming back.It has been nearly 50 years since the end of the African-American Civil Rights movement, which fought to end racial segregation and provide all black …

Baltimore, Ferguson, and the Heart of the Matter

Over the last year, we have watched from afar as cities in the United States have been ripped apart from protests gone wrong, as many Americans have taken to the streets to protest the injustice dealt to them at the hands of law-enforcement officers. What began as outrage over the shooting of Michael Brown, has led to a series of …