football writer, Sports Illustrated. co-advisor, Bruce Randolph School student newspaper, The Paw Print. Terrapin. Son of an immigrant.
I wrote about racism, the confederacy, the Capitol, my late father and the grandmother I met twice.
What’s remarkable about Greene’s racism is that it’s not even eloquent or wrapped up in the false equivalence we’re accustomed to. It’s 5th-grade reading level bigotry, from a congressperson.
On Feb. 16, Seattle PD encountered a man who’d cut himself. They killed him when he approached an officer with the knife. The killing was just local news, because this is one of the few nations where it’s normal for police to execute suicidal people.
Consistently, endlessly, American policing resists reforms and reverts to its natural state as a lynchpin of institutional racism. Our look at three major reform efforts of the last 30 years, and how they fared:
In 2013 I asked an NFL coordinator, on background, if he thought the league would ever accept an openly gay player. He said no, “because nobody wants to shower with a fa——.” Here’s to Carl Nassib’s courage, and that coach being out of a job.
Antonio Brown (free agent) is being suspended for 8 games for violation fo the NFL personal conduct policy, beginning whenever he signs, per league source.
At the Trump rally, Brian Clothier, 61, is wearing an adult diaper over his pants that reads “Scientists say [farts] spread the virus. I COVID my ass to stop the spread.”
The group of Trump supporters outside the Philly convention center has dwindled to five and now the demonstration is just 150 Biden supporters interrupting reporter standups with dancehall breakdowns.
This protest was started via text message by former NBA player Royce White with 200 people. It’s now morphed into thousands of people marching down I35.