Racist White Women and Black Lives That Don’t Matter

Serving as a union vice president for about ten years, I had the privilege of working with many strong, competent and powerful women. Most recognized the political action we were pursuing was a "long game." Hard work in the trenches with little public support. All of us served due to our commitment to social justice. … Continue reading Racist White Women and Black Lives That Don’t Matter

African Americans and COVID19

David Harrison, writing in Wall Street Journal (6.28.20), reminded us Black people are more than 3.5 times at risk to die of COVID19 than White people. In part because Black Americans are more likely than White citizens to use public transportation, less likely to work in occupations where they can telecommute, and as a group … Continue reading African Americans and COVID19

Black Lives Do Not Matter in Hawaii

Update: June 18, 2020 -- as pointed out in the original article, the federal government sent the State of Hawai'i $30 MILLION to assist homeless. This Black woman doesn't receive a penny. She needs medical and psychological attention. Since the city removed the bus stop benches, she slept on the sidewalk last night. This morning … Continue reading Black Lives Do Not Matter in Hawaii

Facebook is RACIST and I’m Leaving

Facebook allows Lilly Lue to post sexual imagery, as well as racist language. I left the social media platform years ago but maintain a couple marketing pages for clients. I review posts from time to time. Some time ago, I wrote about the "outrage" and "shame" two White co-eds suffered for signing along to a … Continue reading Facebook is RACIST and I’m Leaving