If you say the name Oscar Grant to most people, they probably won’t know who you are talking about. Some might even think you are talking about the famous eyewear designer, Foster Grant. However, if you say the name Oscar Grant to many African Americans under the age of thirty (or any San Franciscans), you’ll have a pretty good chance of learning more than you ever wanted to know about […]
Just one day after Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley was accused of having a one night stand with another campaigns political operative, South Carolina politics if the state that keeps on giving to late night comedic talk shows.
Today, during a local Podcast called PubPolitics, State Senator Jake Knotts appeared on the program unannounced and went into a racial tirade. Knotts said (paraphrasing here) that we have one RagHead in the White House and didn’t need a Raghead (referring to Haley who is Indian American) in the State House.
O.K. up to now the argument has been academic and sparsely cited with quotes. But now, some documents are coming to light on Supreme Court nominees first Amendment beliefs. A belief that speech on racial or gender inequality should be quashed and how speech should be weighed against social costs sounds good for some.. but depending on who is in power, ones interpretation of that could be skewed politically. I […]
If this where a GOP Nominee, Kagan would not fly, She has a dismal diversity hiring record. Never Hired an African-American Hired all whites one Asian-American, and only 5 Woman
South Carolina Police and Race: Trooper Works for Conservative Governor Sanford South Carolinians are embarrassed once again by the actions of local police departments. Three police “dash cams” have surfaced recently that shows police using excessive force and racial slurs toward black motorists. Two of the videos actually show and officer tracking down a suspect, through an apartment complex, with is police cruiser. Later the same officer hits the suspect […]