Our country is sliding into fascism. I feel like the proverbial frog who is put in a pot of water that is gradually heated. The water is boiling. We need to invoke the Spirit of our newly departed ancestor, Congressman John Lewis.
I am writing this at 8:44 Wednesday evening after one of the most remarkable days I have experienced. For two weeks, I periodically just broke down sobbing. I think what sets me off is thinking that Mr. Floyd called for his dead mother as he knew he was being murdered.
It’s Friday night. I am getting ready for two parties and band rehearsal with my friends in the Coolerators. I made the mistake of looking at my Twitter account and after the hilarity today provided by #BestofThrowbackBlackTwitter, I chanced upon this video. My jaw dropped because the racism is so raw and inescapable. As Chris … Continue reading Crimes Against Humanity: The Banality of Evil