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Harry Houck: an exemplar of supremacist indoctrination

A May 19th CNN panel compared the handling of the Waco, Texas biker gang by Texas police, and the media’s depiction of this weekend’s events as compared to the unrest in Baltimore, Maryland, just two weeks earlier. The panel included journalists Charles M. Blow and Sally Kohn, and former law enforcement officer Harry Houck. Later that evening, the same panelists reconvened on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon to reprise the conversation they had earlier with anchor Brooke Baldwin.

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Some thoughts on @NewBlackMan and @DrJamesPeterson: The Role of Black Intellectuals | #BlackCultureMatters on Blog#42

Dear Professors Neal and Peterson,

I write to you today because as I gave your talk on the role of the Black public intellectual a second listen in preparation for an entirely different essay, my seventeen year old daughter left her computer to sit near me and listen. While she may at times listen from her desk while engaged in some activity, Girly never leaves her computer to listen to anything I might be playing. But she did, and I thought I would tell you why. Continue reading Some thoughts on @NewBlackMan and @DrJamesPeterson: The Role of Black Intellectuals | #BlackCultureMatters on Blog#42