Archive For The “racism” Category

Calling out Michelle Obama’s racist stereotyping

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Calling out Michelle Obama’s racist stereotyping

Calling out Michelle Obama’s racist stereotyping Michelle Obama criticized “White folks” (White people) accusing them of racism. But isn’t the use of broad stroke descriptions a form of stereotyping, too. And when you make them negative, isn’t that racism? Obama didn’t talk about the African Americans who participated and profited from White Flight because it…

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Arrogance and racism in Michelle Obama’s lecture on White Flight

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Arrogance and racism in Michelle Obama’s lecture on White Flight

Arrogance and racism in Michelle Obama’s lecture on White Flight Former First Lady Michelle Obama addressed an audience at the 3rd Annual Obama Summit this week and one of her topics was Chicago’;s history of “White Flight.” But instead of speaking about it with knowledge, she addressed it with a subtle anger blaming White people…

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Palestine’s Christians in need of help

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Palestine’s Christians in need of help

Palestine’s Christians in need of help The Christians of Palestinian are oppressed and brutalized by Israel, abandoned and ignored by the Christian West and Evangelicals, but worse, marginalized and taken for granted by the Arab and Muslim World. We’re weaponized as statistics in an international conflict, but not given the forum to augment our voices…

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

Is there a politics to mass shootings? The mainstream news media covered the killings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas far differently than the  news media covered the killings the same weekend in Chicago. Though the circumstances were different, with individual suspects involved in Dayton and El Paso and multiple suspects involved in multiple…

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Jesus was a Palestinian, and many Palestinians were Jews

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Jesus was a Palestinian, and many Palestinians were Jews

Jesus was a Palestinian, and many Palestinians were Jews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week asserted that archeological digs run by the State of Israel have found proof that the Palestinians were never indigenous to the “Land of Israel” and immigrated from Europe. But since he opened the window to the topic, it’s worth…

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Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption”

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Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption”

Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot seemed to treat Alderman Carrie Austin, who is African American, differently from how she treated Alderman Edward M. Burke, who is White. Both aldermen were targets of FBI office raids when Lightfoot slammed Burke but was caution on Austin By Ray…

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