The State

Writing History by Righting History
By February 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Writing History by Righting History

  The state of South Carolina (S.C.) has a history of trying to correct its civil rights wrongs. For example, a Democrat and a Republican governor have apologized for the 1968 incident in which state troopers fired on black student protesters and killed three persons at South Carolina State University.Rectification continues as convictions against nine […]

Greatest Threat to Democracy: Police Violence Against Black Men?
By October 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Greatest Threat to Democracy: Police Violence Against Black Men?

According to Philly.com police violence and murders of mainly Black men is the greatest threat to American democracy. Certain events lend credence to this declaration. Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Florida by a neighborhood watchman. John Crawford was gunned down by local police in an Ohio Wal-Mart for holding a BB gun. Michael […]

Video Shows Unarmed Man Gunned Down in Walmart
By September 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Video Shows Unarmed Man Gunned Down in Walmart

On August 5, 2014, police shot an unarmed man, 22 year old John Crawford III, in a Walmart in Dayton, Ohio. Recently released video footage shows the moment police killed him. A 911 call reported on August 5 that a black man was roaming Walmart waving what appeared to be a rifle. After the shooting […]

Do Guns Kill People?
By September 19, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Do Guns Kill People?

Many of the founding fathers of America believed it was critical for the citizens all to be armed. For example, Thomas Jefferson said, “No Free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.” [A long list of such quotes is available at George Mason University’s page of arms quotes.] This belief in the importance […]

“Fox and Friends” Hosts Make Tasteless Comments on Ray Rice (VIDEO)
By September 9, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

“Fox and Friends” Hosts Make Tasteless Comments on Ray Rice (VIDEO)

Two “Fox and Friends” hosts find themselves under fire after on-air comments regarding Ray Rice’s videotaped abuse of his then fiancé Janay Palmer. The hosts, Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy, made their on-air remarks Monday while discussing the recently released video showing Rice hitting Palmer inside an elevator in February. The comments can only be […]