War on drugs!

 

FACTS:

Law enforcement has been targeting people of color like Black men, Mexican Immigrants, and Mexican Americans as far back as the early 1900s. President Nixon initiated the war on drugs in 1971. During this time, drug usage was seen as rebellion by youth and for enjoyment during social gatherings. Of course President Nixon exaggerated the drug usage and its effects on people, and went on a crucifying crusade! Continue reading “War on drugs!”

Farewell

U.S. Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Barack Obama
Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Barack Obama

I watched President Obama address the crisis in Syria on December 16th, 2016. The press kept asking him if he was planning to help President-Elect Trump with such matters as Syria before leaving office. They also asked numerous questions about Trump and also, if President Obama believed that the outcome of the election were due to the Russians hacking the system (This matter is being investigated by the CIA currently). Continue reading “Farewell”

PEACEFUL PROTEST?

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Rumain Brisbon 12-2-14, Tamir Rice 11-22-14, Akai Gurley 11-20-14, Kajieme Powell 8-19-14, Ezell Ford 8-12-14, Dante Parker 8-12-14, Michael Brown 8-9-14, John Crawford III 8-5-14, Tyree Woodson 8-2-14, Eric Garner 7-17-14, Victor White III 3-22-14, Yvette Smith 2-16-14, McKenzie Cochran 1-28-14, Jordan Baker 1-16-14, and even though Andy Lopez died in October of 2013 I never hear people discussing his death. Continue reading “PEACEFUL PROTEST?”