I’ll bet Dr. King was turning over in his grave

2018-01-14T16:16:35+00:00January 14th, 2018|

I’ll bet Dr. King was turning over in his grave   We all know by now that President Trump referred to Haiti and various African nations as “shithole countries” last week. As Trump himself might reflect, that was “very bad.” But I have come to expect those racist remarks from him.   What angers me is that the nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was at the White House on Friday when Trump signed the proclamation honoring King, only called Trump “racially ignorant and racially uninformed.” Huh? What [...]

2017-03-06T05:38:52+00:00March 6th, 2017|

What Biracial People Know Credit Lynnie Z. After the nation’s first black president, we now have a white president with the whitest and malest cabinet since Ronald Reagan’s. His administration immediately made it a priority to deport undocumented immigrants and to deny people from certain Muslim-majority nations entry into the United States, decisions that caused tremendous blowback. What President Trump doesn’t seem to have considered is that diversity doesn’t just sound nice, it has tangible value. Social scientists find that homogeneous groups like his cabinet can be less creative and [...]

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