That’s Not Racist

How did we get to this contentious destination where allegations of racism and bigotry are everywhere? It seems almost everyone is accused of racism or bigotry. People are on pins and needles afraid to speak to or about one another. Conversations decrease to an almost paranoid whisper when identifying a racial minority.

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Sounds Like Racism, But It Is Not

Allegations of prejudice, racism, bigotry and discrimination are an ever-present reality in the United States, but are all the accusations legitimate? Are there actually large swaths of our society that despise their fellow man simply because of his or her race, religion, orientation, etc.?

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Black People Voted for Obama Because He is Black

I’ve heard this quite a few times, and each time I hear it I want to take the person saying it by the hand and let them know that democrats normally vote for the democratic candidate.  Why?  Because they are democrats!  Blacks, IN GENERAL, vote for democratic candidates because the democrats are normally viewed as […]

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There Goes the Neighborhood…… Hispanics

Sí, se puede —  no se puede!  From yes you can to no you can’t, again the assertion of superiority rears its ugly head.  This flawed assertion is used to propose limiting the number of Hispanics immigrating to the United States based on their lower intelligence quotient (IQ).  “No one knows whether Hispanics will ever […]

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Racial Slurs – Just a Bad Choice of Words?

On April 2, 2013, Jim Gile, Kansas Republican and Saline County Commissioner, effortlessly journeyed out of the frying pan and into the fire with his double assault on African Americans.  Gile’s one-two punch was delivered during a county meeting discussing the merits of alternatives for a building’s repair.  Mr. Giles racial faux pas occurred as […]

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Wetbacks, Slant-Eyes and Coons, Oh My!

“We used to hire 50 to 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes.” — Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska (interview March, 2013) Racial Slurs were once common in our society, but we have progressed and embraced the enlightened era of PC (political correctness).  Gone are the days of Whites openly using racial slurs to and about Brown, Yellow, […]

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Who Gives A Child A “Black” Name?

What Kind of Black Person Gives Their Child a “Ghetto” Black Name? Alright, what gives?  We have all heard weird names which have confused and amused us.  Did the parents not know how to spell, was it a misprint on the birth certificate or what were they thinking?  Many times, it is an African American […]

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Stereotyping …… It’s Not Black And White Anymore

While the US waited with baited breath for information on the culprits responsible for the horrific Boston Marathon bombings, speculation began about the suspects.  What race/color/religion were the suspects, and did their ethnicity or religion play a role?  Every minority probably began to hope or say a little prayer that it was not a member […]

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