If #BlackLivesMatter is peaceful, what’s with the fists?

Shaun King, civil rights activist and senior justice writer for the New York Daily News posted a tweet about Black Lives Matter. Peaceful movement? Notice the three tribble looking things after the Black Lives Matter hashtag? That’s the official Twitter emoji for Black Lives Matter. Type #BlackLivesMatter in your tweet, Twitter adds the emoji. The emoji … Continue reading “If #BlackLivesMatter is peaceful, what’s with the fists?”

Henry Rollins is wrong about two Americas

LA Weekly published an article written by former Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins where he engages in virtue signalling on race in America, claiming that there is a white America and a black America. From the article: If white America experienced a fraction of what black America deals with regarding law enforcement, incarceration, the court … Continue reading “Henry Rollins is wrong about two Americas”

We have a police incompetence problem

On July 5th, two Baton Rouge police officers shot and killed Alton Sterling who was selling dvds in front of a convenience store. Cellphone video captured the incident. Mr. Sterling was black. The two officers who killed him seem to be white. It’s pretty clear from watching the videos that the two cops aren’t good … Continue reading “We have a police incompetence problem”

My ignorance of Memorial Boulevard

An anonymous person here in Hagerstown responded to my letter to the Herald-Mail about the naming of Memorial Boulevard. The response was published in the Herald-Mail newspaper. This anonymous person, instead of actually writing a real letter and signing it, chose to respond to my letter by phoning it in. Seriously, they just phoned it … Continue reading “My ignorance of Memorial Boulevard”

Hagerstown’s Memorial Boulevard

I wrote a letter into my local newspaper last week, the Herald-Mail. The letter was published in today’s issue. The letter had to do with renaming a portion of a street here in Hagerstown in honor of Willie Mays, one of the greatest baseball players of all time. He actually played his first professional baseball … Continue reading “Hagerstown’s Memorial Boulevard”