In an interview, Chief William Bratton implied there just aren’t enough respectable Blacks who would pass muster under the NYPD’s pre-employment background check requirements, and he credits his broken windows policing success. Isn’t that convenient? Continue reading No good Blacks for Chief Bratton (Updated) | #NYPD and #BlackLivesMatter on Blog#42
Martin Luther King gave “The Three Evils of Society” speech on August 31, 1967, at the first and only National Conference on New Politics in Chicago. Continue reading A riff on MLK’s “Three Evils of Society”-calling BlackLivesMatter, MoralMonday, and the relatively conscious rest of us
I came across an excellent mash-up of segments from Martin Luther King’s speeches on poverty and the end of an interview of James Baldwin in PBS’ “The Negro and The American Promise.” These two men expressed, in ten minutes and fifty three seconds, far more than Thomas Piketty did in a seven hundred-page book. Continue reading MLK died warning us about inequality back in the 60’s | Social #Activism on Blog#42
David Duke is reported by Time magazine as repudiating Steve Scalise and saying: Continue reading David Duke, Scalise, Jews and… Nicki Minaj?