Listen To Me, Damn It!

  When it comes to the situation in Baltimore,  Hugh Hollowell, my brother from another mother, has said that white people should  “Shut up, and amplify minority reports and black voices.” And, he’s right, that’s what we should do. But, the truth is, a lot of people won’t hear what those black voices are saying […]

The Unremembered Dead

Monday was Memorial Day and, as usual, we “honored” those who serve with patriotic flag-waving and nationalistic chest beating. And, as usual, we ignored those whose service has caused them nothing but pain. Last December, the Department of Defense reported that veterans were committing suicide at a rate of about one every 36 hours. Why is this […]