A Monument To MLK Will Be Built Over The Birthplace Of The Modern KKK

Just when you thought the Confederate flag controversy was going away, it looks like we’re in for another round of outrage from secession apologists and the “heritage, not hate” crowd. Stone Mountain, Georgia was the scene of some heated protests earlier this year over the Confederate flag. Now, it has been announced that a monument […]

Louisiana Republican Candidate Elbert Guillory Will Run Campaign Ad With Racial Slur

Elbert Guillory is my state senator and he has announced that he is running for lieutenant governor here in Louisiana. Representing a couple of parishes and the desperately poor and violent city of Opelousas, Elbert Guillory has switched political parties a number of times in order to align his sails with the political winds of the […]

Protesters Wave Confederate Flag To Welcome President Obama To Oklahoma

Whenever someone begins a statement with “I’m not a racist, but…” I know that something very racist is about to come out of their mouth. This has been especially true during the recent outrage over South Carolina’s decision to remove the Confederate flag from the State House grounds, and supporters of the flag even visited […]

To Uncle Sam, in Lieu of Flowers, for Your Son Trayvon

What to give our Beloved Uncle Sam in belated celebration of his 49th Anniversary to his yearning bride, the Civil Rights Act? Fifty years of marital bliss is gold, but we’re not quite there. Etiquette lists inform me that for 49 years it is appropriate to give our white-bearded, svelte emperor “LUXURIES, ANY KIND.” And […]