In June of 1992, Bill Clinton responded to the remarks of a political activist named Sister Souljah and thereby established what has come to be known as the Sister Souljah moment. Souljah had voiced support for Black-on-white violence. Clinton had been courting Black support up to that point in his presidential campaign, but he went […]
“Post-Racial”: The Answer to Skin-Color Prejudice
Do you identify by the color of your skin? Do you identify others by the color of theirs? If you do either, is it the only way you identify yourself and others? Thomas Chatterton Williams asserts that, no matter how you answer the first two questions, the answer to the last is most definitely no. […]
Is Being a Liberal Good Enough?
I’m pleased that Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris to be his running mate, but I’m not sure my reasons for being pleased would pass the test. What test? Why, the racist test, of course. Not familiar with it? Hang on for a bit, and I’ll try to explain how it works (and why it exists). […]
Why Trump Should Lose
Edward H. Telfeyan, July 15, 2020 Last month I predicted that Donald Trump will win re-election to a second term as the nation’s president. Since then, the polls have gotten worse for the president, with some even showing him trailing Joe Biden in Texas. While many are thinking a “Blue-nami” might sweep the Democrats into […]