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A modern day lynching: Why I will not watch the video of Alton Sterling being killed by Baton Rouge police

It’s psychologically and spiritually unhealthy for black Americans to watch endless imagery of attacks against them<p>Another person has been added to the Necropolis of Black Death in the Age of Obama. On Tuesday, Alton Sterling was killed by two Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officers. They used a …

Clinton's Email Scandal Reveals an Unlikely National Security Threat

People who have never worked in a classified environment might be scratching their heads over the Justice Department’s decision to close its …

Right-wing delusions about “anti-white propaganda”: Why they’re wrong about shielding children from the truth about racism

White parents complaining about race-based curricula ignore that black and brown kids’ racial awareness is inherent<p>In the United States, one of the most powerful aspects of white privilege is the freedom to remain ignorant about the realities of racism. This is a luxury and freedom that is extended …

If Kim Davis Gets Her Way, Conservatives Will Have Just Opened the Door for Sharia Law

I’ll always remember my time at a previous employer when we had a general manager who really wasn’t very good at his job. He was a nice enough guy, …

It didn’t start with Limbaugh and Trump: The deep roots of the GOP’s war on women

Though Rush & The Donald draw attention for their vulgar misogyny, conservative assault on equality dates to Nixon<p>Donald Trump reduces the dog whistles of Movement Conservatism into cartoons that expose them for what they really are. Movement leaders profess to be shocked by his crude attacks on …