Category Archives: Racism

Is Trump America’s Snake?

In February, 2018, President Trump returned to one of his tried-and-true crowd pleasers by reciting the words of a 1960’s song by Oscar Brown, Jr., called “The Snake.” While used by Trump as a racist trope against immigrants, the poem … Continue reading

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Blackface – Political Felony or Misdemeanor?

As Virginia continues to reel from allegations of racism and sexual assault on the part of their statewide elected leaders, political analysts and honest politicians (the list is unfortunately short) begin to weigh whether decades-old misdeeds should be considered in … Continue reading

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Karma Is A Bitch

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STATUE HONORING GEORGE H.W. BUSH A DISGRACEFUL ACT OF HISTORICAL DISTORTION

Press Release of William L. Clay, Retired Member of U.S. House of Representatives to Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Dear CBC Member: As aggressive crusaders in the struggle to make America what it proclaims to be in terms … Continue reading

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Continuation of Black Conservatives

This affliction with reality enables BLACK CONSERVATIVES to conclude in phobia form that produces an obsession for destroying present-day black leadership.  Their campaigns against established black organizations and battle-tested black leaders have been brutal and unrelenting but without much impact … Continue reading

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Disunion Movement – Alexandria Gazette, Nov. 1, 1860

In the last issue of the Atlantic, Ga., American, we find some account of a Democratic meeting held in Appling county, in Georgia. It is reported to have been one of the largest and most enthusiastic political gatherings ever witnessed … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu with Anderson Cooper on Confederate Statues

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A Natural Race Antipathy

The recent summary discharge of the three negro writers employed by the northern American Baptist Publication Society, simply, as acknowledged, because they are negroes, only adds one more to the innumerable instances that have, since the commencement of recorded history, … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Kindly General Lee – The Atlantic

Read the great article, The Myth of the Kindly General Lee, in the June 4, 2017 post on The Atlantic website, by Adam Serwer. Serwer offers several great points to refute the assertion that Confederate General Robert E. Lee was … Continue reading

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Unveiling Of Alexandria’s Confederate Monument – May 24, 1889

The laudable idea, conceived a year or two ago, of erecting a suitable monument to perpetuate to the memory of those of the historic Seventeenth Virginia regiment who yielded up their lives during the four years’ civil war, and which … Continue reading

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