‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ review: Look at a civil rights icon ‘reminds us that our past is not past'
Today's protesters protest bygone times when slavery was legal and was considered, by many otherwise normal people, socially desirable and morally acceptable.��They also protest the times of racism and racial discrimination that came af
When I was a child watching news reels about Adolf Hitler, I wondered how such a man and his followers could have attained control of Germany. How could his Brownshirt thugs have run around unimpeded, attacking, burning, looting and intimidating the citizens? Now, at the age of 82, I am at last finding the answer to that question as I see the same horrifying scenario playing out in my own country. If it isn’t stopped, we are heading for disaster.
This past week, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi ordered that the official portraits of four of her predecessors be removed from the Capitol walls.� This grandiose display of virtue signaling occurred, she said, “because we must lead by e
For more than a century, the state flag of Mississippi has included the Confederate battle emblem. That all changed on Sunday when the legislature overwhelmingly decided to remove the controversial symbol and create a new flag that would represent all the inhabitants of the Magnolia State. This is great news for a racially diverse state, where approximately 38% of the population is African American.
Modern America is far from the only place where mobs have torn down statues. “During the French Revolution there were attacks on statues,” says Jarrett
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