Voter Suppression – The American Perennial

Voter suppression is back in the news thanks to recent attempts to apply restrictions on access to voting.  In nearly every state, legislation has been proposed to alter existing voting regulations.  After the 2020 election, many state-level legislators voiced concern over election “irregularities” although official reports definitively state that the 2020 election was the most … Continue reading Voter Suppression – The American Perennial

Black Americans and the American Medical Establishment

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the Black community in the United States. As of now, 1 in 800 Black Americans has died of the virus, and it is the third leading cause of death for Black people.  Black people have a COVID-19 death rate that is nearly three times the White … Continue reading Black Americans and the American Medical Establishment

Racial-Political Violence in Historical Perspective

In October of 2020, 12 white militia members were arrested for a plot to kidnap the Governor of Michigan.  These white men were planning to ambush the duly-elected head of government for a US state since, in their opinion, she had violated their rights.  The media spun with tales of how shocking this event was—that … Continue reading Racial-Political Violence in Historical Perspective