LeBron, NBA and NFL Ignore Women and Domestic Violence

Police officers involved in the shooting of Black male, Jason Blake, were there to arrest him for violating a restraining order stemming from a claim of rape in May. The female victim reported to police Blake used his finger to sexually assault her, which "caused her pain and humiliation and was done without her consent” … Continue reading LeBron, NBA and NFL Ignore Women and Domestic Violence

Hawaiians Do Not Understand America’s 4th of July

As our young people tear down statues, call the nation racist, we must ask ourselves how it's possible they have such a dismal and distorted understanding of U.S., Hawaiian and world history. Certainly don't blame teachers or the school system. I know what goes on. Students are more interested in texting each other and finding … Continue reading Hawaiians Do Not Understand America’s 4th of July

CEO Connie Lau Racism Triggers Colin Kaepernick Style Blacklisting

Yesterday, I described my history suffering Institutional Racism at Hawaiian Electric. Today I'll provide a detailed summary and timeline showing how Hawaiian Electric management appears to have interfered and blacklisted/blackballed employment opportunities for me at HDS, Hawaiian Dental Services. There are thousands of residents and mainland contractors employed by the state's primary energy provider. Employees … Continue reading CEO Connie Lau Racism Triggers Colin Kaepernick Style Blacklisting

Racist Connie Lau Policies, Colin Kaepernick and Me

In August 2017, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick (CK) took a knee in protest during the pre-game national anthem. He told media after the game, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color." His action triggered other protests and ignited … Continue reading Racist Connie Lau Policies, Colin Kaepernick and Me

Serena embarrasses nation. Naomi Osaka is a True Champion

For anyone who doesn’t know, this is Naomi Osaka. She's 20 years of age, and on Sunday, September 9th, she became the US Open champion. She received no coaching during the match, broke zero rackets, and treated the umpire and her opponent with respect throughout the competition. Unfortunately nobody is talking about her — pundits … Continue reading Serena embarrasses nation. Naomi Osaka is a True Champion

Respect me if you want me to respect YOUR protest

A former graduate school classmate posted an article from the Chicago Tribune yesterday, "Why do whites oppose the NFL protests?" He's a successful author, activist and President/CEO at Kairos Moment. He was a "privileged" Black man when we met in college decades ago. He has since used his gifts to help others. I was a … Continue reading Respect me if you want me to respect YOUR protest

Honor Robert A. Lower for Black History Month

CK, Colin Kaepernick, is a rich ex-football player who is popular with Millennials, sells t-shirts, and "takes a knee" in protest of a flag and anthem from a country he claims is racist, in his opinion. He shames those who remain neutral when facing injustice. CK, do you know my great, great grandfather, Robert A. … Continue reading Honor Robert A. Lower for Black History Month