Slave plantation images in Nissan Heisman House Ad?While watching an NFL game on Sunday, I was stunned by a car commercial. Just when you think Black lives have worth, you see an ad that glorifies the Antebellum South, whistling Dixie Land and Gone with the Wind. My question to Nissan and the ad agency: Who approved ofContinue reading “Slave Plantation Images in Nissan Heisman Ad?”
How do you pronounce Yosemite?
CHICAGO, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — When Kanye brags about his mother’s career as a professor at Chicago State University, he beams with pride. The new book, Donda’s Rules: The Scholarly Documents of Dr. Donda West (Mother of Kanye West)delivers the hidden and explicit details of an English professor, writer, world traveler, and mother who cared deeply for the arts community, literature, andContinue reading “Mother of Kanye West Celebrated in book, “Donda’s Rules: The Scholarly Works of Dr. Donda West””
Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan have been charged in the Rayshard Brooks death. With a simple telephone call to the family from police officers, Rayshard Brooks would still be alive today. Be careful Black men. Beware of police officers who lack training, harbor racist hostility, and aren’t strong enough for two officers to arrestContinue reading “Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan charged in the Killing of Rayshard Brooks”
Love people and use things. Santita Jackson, Ryan Chiaverini, Val Warner, and Garrard discuss the turn of events and the George Floyd lynching and brutal killing by police. Garrard believes that people should focus on loving people and using things.
A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America by Garrard McClendon, Ph.D. Why riot, tear up, and destroy stores, cars, banks, and property? Because a riot is the language of the unheard. King knew and he was prescient. Former police officer, Derek Chauvin, asphyxiated, tortured, lynched, and homicidally humiliatedContinue reading “A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America”
Father Michael Pfleger flies flag upside down at St. Sabina Church to bring notice to gun violence in Chicago. Garrard McClendon Live Ep2 CLTV.
Sometimes I wonder if facts really matter. Does the truth matter when we live in a world of lies? I watched several TV newscasts and just getting to an empirical version of the truth is a minefield. Fox, CNN, MSNBC, PBS NewsHour, RT, ABC, CBS, NBC, and so on. All purveyors of news with subtletiesContinue reading “Will Truth Be Respected Again?”
Writing with a Neo 2 is liberating. No internet distraction, no email, no Google searches, and no interruptions. With this device, you just write. It is surprising how much you can get done when you aren’t a slave to alerts. And when you finish typing, you can plug into your computer with a USB cableContinue reading “Writing with a Neo 2 is liberating…”
To steal & shoot or not? Chicago police dash & body cams aimed at the police & Paul O’Neal. Your thoughts?