Law-enforcement officials say they have uncovered a terror plot in which an alleged Klu Klux Klan member was trying to sell a mobile radiation device that would shoot a lethal radiation beam at unsuspecting targets.
There are more African-Americans on probation, parole, or in prison today than were slaves in 1850. It is not a crisis of crime, it is a crisis of people being left behind. For this week’s Newsweek, President Obama’s former spiritual advisor, Joshua DuBois, writes, ‘The Fight for Black Men.’
“If we’re honest,” DuBois writes, “we’ll have to admit that when one single group of people is conspicuously left behind, it never bodes well for society as a whole. In many ways, black men in America are a walking gut check; we learn from them a lot about ourselves, how far we’ve really come as a country, and how much further we have to go.”
Every year white people add 100 years to how long ago slavery was. I’ve heard educated white people say, ‘slavery was 400 years ago.’ No it very wasn’t. It was 140 years ago…that’s two 70-year-old ladies living and dying back to back. That’s how recently you could buy a guy.