Category Archives: Racism

Where Blue-Collar America Is Strongest

By Evan Horowitz of FiveThirtyEight – Think the rural heartland is the struggling core of modern America? Actually, America’s middle has been outperforming the coasts for decades. And while Trump’s ascendance has shined a spotlight on the plight of white men left behind … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender Gap, Politics, Racism, wealth, Women

Cubs ownership faces backlash after patriarch’s racist, Islamophobic emails leaked

Aamer Madhani in USA TODAY – The family that owns the Chicago Cubs was doing damage control Tuesday after a web site published a series of emails from patriarch Joe Ricketts that revealed racist and anti-Muslim sentiments. Ricketts, the founder … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Baseball, Controversial, Racism, Sports

George H. W. Bush Modeled the Kinder, Gentler and More Colorful GOP That Could Have Been

By Keli Goff of the Daily Beast The 41st president’s own family gave him reason to work toward a more inclusive and diverse Republican Party. When Bill de Blasio featured his mixed race family in political ads during his run … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Future, George H. W. Bush, Immigrants, Racism

When the dreaded ‘other’ is an angry white man

By John Blake, CNN Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham once delivered an odd warning: “We’re not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term,” he said, while attending the 2012 Republican National Convention. No one is … Continue reading

Posted in Guns and gun control, Racism, terrorism, United States

Historian on violence against Jews: Words matter

By Wayne Flynt in AL.Com Historian and author Wayne Flynt delivered a message about violence against Jews in Pittsburgh at Beth Shalom Synagogue in Auburn, Alabama on Friday, November 2. This is his message: Every WORD counts. Every WORD has … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, civilization, Controversial, Quotations, Racism, terrorism, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States