When You Don’t Appreciate Your Culture

When You Don’t Appreciate Your Culture

Last week, former Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Biden Courage Awards ceremony in preparation for his presidential campaign launch. There, in an attempt to forestall claims that as a white man, he simply isn’t intersectional enough to compete in the...
Understandable Outrage

Understandable Outrage

It’s hard to process what has happened in the last few days. First, President Donald Trump’s ongoing outrage over media coverage makes total sense. And I have found myself agreeing with President Barack Obama’s former chief of staff and current...
Freed Slave Doomed CSA White House

Freed Slave Doomed CSA White House

In early 1862, at the height of the Civil War, Confederate President Jefferson Davis became a very paranoid man. His army was struggling against the Union, which was getting mysteriously better and better at predicting his moves. Davis suspected a mole somewhere in...
More University Corruption

More University Corruption

Last week’s column discussed the highly publicized university corruption scheme wherein wealthy parents bought admission at prestigious universities for their children. That is dishonest and gives an unfair advantage to those young people but won’t destroy...
News From Around the South 3/18 to 3/25

News From Around the South 3/18 to 3/25

SOUTH CAROLINA: NAACP Holding First Event in S.C. For Nearly 20 Years COLUMBIA, S.C. — Local chapters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People have activities nationwide, but the national N.A.A.C.P. will be holding an event in South...