Richard Poplar: A Black Confederate ‘Soldier’ & Other Lies

White supremacy will use all means possible and available to save itself from public scrutiny. 

When and where is racism ever acceptable?

Where can a racist person live out their racist sentiments without the fear of public reprisal and invective?

Christ in Alabama by Langston Hughes

Christ is a nigger.

100th Blog Post!

I dedicate my one-hundredth blog post to my lovely wife.

Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung and Other Things

Working off the past.

Dreams, Poetry, and Explosions with Langston Hughes

What happens to a dream deferred?

Review: The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

One cannot help but wonder… what if Nat Turner had succeeded?

My Struggle with Historical Presentism

And this is where I run into this new conundrum of historical presentism. 

‘The Confessions of Nat Turner’ by William Styron

I’m only 28 pages into The Confessions of Nat Turner and my emotions are everywhere.

Racial Catalog and Inventory: The Voices That Dominate Our Headspace

I made a list of the the voices that dominate my headspace. Voices that have influenced me over time.

Reparations: A Discussion Revisited

The action of making amends for a wrong one has done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged.

“Guilty!” A Bittersweet Narrative

I am content with this verdict. I am also distraught by how many other officers have escaped justice over the years.

How to Cope with Life Throughout Derek Chauvin’s Murder Trial: Consider Nehemiah’s Resolve

Our expression should not be retaliatory but redemptive.

unAmerican: The Day I Was Forced To Face The American Flag

Long Story Short I couldn’t help but relive an interesting memory of mine, one of absolute horror now that I look back at it, say, should it happen to my children. Now, for context, you must understand that this incident took place after a high school football game between Lely High School’s Trojans, my team,Continue reading “unAmerican: The Day I Was Forced To Face The American Flag”

Racial Justice Denied: Six Southern Baptist Seminary Presidents Denounce Critical Race Theory and Halt Further Discussions About Racial Equality in the Church

In failing to effectively wield this device, this diagnostic tool, Critical Race Theory, we allow the world to use it for its own devices and schemes, and as we have seen with the fight for racial equality.