Gov. Bobby Jindal Wants to End Race? No Thanks.

I used to believe people were confused about the meaning of words involving social justice.  I figured when someone referred to any discussions about race as “racist” he or she was simply misinformed. Now, I know better. Some people have redefined words like “racist” in order to avoid talking about race.  Others do so purposefully […]

Political racism and Pres. Barack Obama

On Feb. 1, 2012, the Huffington Post reported that Republican Kansas House Speaker Mike O’Neal forwarded an email stating the following: “At last — I can honestly voice a Biblical prayer for our president! Look it up — it is word for word! Let us all bow our heads and pray. Brothers and Sisters, can […]

Are Black politicians being unfairly targeted by ethics committees?

The prospect of Charles Rangel and Maxine Waters, enduring unprecedented public ethics trials adds to the growing tension between black members of Congress and Democratic leaders. The Congressional Black Caucus has complained that the House ethics process disproportionally targets African Americans.