When an Innocent Prank Turns Into a Racist Attack

Immediately the guy's garage door opened and out he came in his robe. The kids all ran and hid behind a car. The man shouted down the street to the hiding kids to leave him alone, to knock it off or he would call the cops. And the kids started saying things like, "He's Arab. Don't make him mad, or he'll bomb us."...more

Thank for thinking person and for being a thinking parent. :-)


Since Loughner didn't haver a prayer rug...the Media refuses to call him a Terrorist

The tragic shootings in Tucson, Arizona have left our country shaken to the core. I sat glued to my television on Saturday afternoon, flipping channels as I soaked up the coverage. Representative Gabby Giffords was originally pronounced dead by several media outlets but she miraculously survived a gunshot to the head by gunman Jared Lee Loughner.  Representative Giffords was holding her regular “Congress on your Corner “  with her constituents at a Safeway grocery store. Six were killed and 13 wounded on Saturday. ...more

Softcore Bigotry

A few days ago, I heard this sentence: "I could say something really racist right now, but I won't." ...more

Martin Luther King Jr. Saved The Whites

by Laura Baudo SillermanThis is how it was: There were names for black people, “coloreds” being the most polite. I can’t get myself to write them and I’m glad of that, but if I could it would illustrate how searingly deep was the fear and the distain....more