The Open Carry Movement Isn’t About Rights, It’s About Fear – And A Little Racism

Open Carry Texas backed off on their plans to march through Houston’s 5th Ward. Not because they finally realized the folly of their endeavor to somehow prove to the minority neighborhood that open carry of military-grade firearms was in their best interests. Oh, and apparently the neighborhood already had plenty of firearms, as demonstrated by […]

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Frozen in Carbonite

As most of us were told in school, fifty years ago a great man made a great speech in front of a bunch of people. And then Black people everywhere were saved and racism ended (or this is the impression we got). Many of us received some variation of that abbreviated lesson early on in […]