Generation X resides in one of the core ways we define ourselves: ambivalence. As the middle child nestled between two larger generations, we tend to shy away from attention, yet yearn to be recognized.
The question is not whether America is a racist nation but whether we need to utilize legislation, government programs, and other forms of protection to target racism.
How many citizens of color, who have encountered similar situations as George Floyd, have been left without justice?
The character assassination of George Floyd as a wayward criminal is representative of a long list of historical stereotypes people harbor about Black men.
“From its inception in 1921 to the present, the competition that overidealized femininity has earned admiration from many and intense disgust from others.”
Her level of talent, intellect, insight, skill and other assets were unparalleled.
Martin Luther King jr. Endured a lot of ugly and direct attacks from his enemies during his all too brief life on earth.
Some blame president trump for the recent state of fractured racial affairs.
It is probably safe to say that many Black folk were not as outraged as they feigned to be about the situation.
Rayshard Brooks is another victim of unfettered police brutality against African Americans.
No reasonable person can dispute the fact that “Cooper vs. Cooper” is an incident about racism.
Donald Trump has made it clear that, if reelected, he and Mike Pence will continue to ensure that the nation is further riven with chronic levels of restriction, exclusion, illegality, and nationalism in a manner hitherto unseen.
This demonstrates that for many Americans, Black people are not seen as fully human and that Black lives do not matter.
Does not having any friends of other races automatically make you a bad or racist person?
Free speech is crucial to our democracy. Either you have it or you don’t.
The obvious fact is that racism has been a pernicious force and malignant form of cancer in our nation long before Trump or any of us were born.