Trump wants America to be like Black Panther’s Wakanda

Wakanda

Summary: The Left loves the Black Panther film. So will President Trump. It echos themes that he says will Make America Great Again, including racial homogeneity and the Wall. The film provides a mirror in which we can see ourselves more clearly -- and gain a deeper understanding into America's dysfunctional politics. See my full … Continue reading Trump wants America to be like Black Panther’s Wakanda

Martin Luther King Jr. warns us about political violence

Martin Luther King Jr at the National Mall in Washington DC (1963)

Summary: Martin Luther King Jr's courage and leadership can inspire us today, recalling us to our core beliefs, Here we look at one aspect of his work, which in its totality puts him among our greatest leaders. Now more than ever we need his counsel. "We are here this evening because we're tired now. And I … Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr. warns us about political violence

An anthropologist explains white privilege: what it is & does

Hello! My Name is Straight White Privilege

Summary: Anthropologist Maximilian Forte explains white privilege, one of the hot button issues of today's America. The concept has swept America. Where did it come from? Is it helping or hurting America? "Privilege: White, American, or Imperial?" By Maximilian C. Forte From Zero Anthropology, 7 January 2018. Reposted with his generous permission. To the extent that “white privilege” … Continue reading An anthropologist explains white privilege: what it is & does

Left and Right use race as a way to divide America

Summary: Once again the tide of factionalism threaten to wash over America. Again race is the divider -- given a new lease on life by the GOP's great betrayal of its principles in the 1960s, a bomb now detonating as the Democrats' abandon their long goal of a color-blind society in favor of a race-based … Continue reading Left and Right use race as a way to divide America