Racism, police brutality or…apostrophes?

Curious choice of words from the Independent to describe the “35 minutes of chaos” surrounding the fatal shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant in Ohio last week. 35 minutes of chaos colored fatal shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, it blares unironically. Any suspicions regarding the British outlet’s racial overtones are quickly extinguished by the story’s apologist tone as…

Today, an ode to our national race agitator

See, so someone like myself is hypervigilant about how I appear to people but conversely, I’m pathologically disinterested in their opinions. I’m a colliding mess of motives and agendas and I can’t even figure myself out most times. I am very conscious of how I present myself but I bumble a lot. I heedlessly expose…

Maya Echols warns against Derek Chauvin acquittal

Maya Echols said this. And most of you, especially people who would peruse tragic dog video, are saying to yourself, “Maya who-what?” The vast celestial world of internet influencers has diverged rapidly from mainstream American (adult) culture, and many digital quasi-celebrities are not household names.  Every once in a while one of them contributes a…

Potassium George and the dialogue of race

Much of the interpersonal tension in today’s society stems from those conflicts which we believe should epitomize dialogue versus whether they accurately or deservedly represent said dialogue. Which leaves open a very key interpretation: “My reason for why should be used as a fulcrum about is correct, and your reason for…

It’s #OkToHateTheLessAccomplished

I don’t understand who the hell hates asians. How can anyone hate asians? They are quiet, well-behaved, mannerly, productive, law-abiding, clean, family-oriented, they do not leech from the government and mind their own business. They make fine neighbors and co-workers. Personally, between you, reader, and I, blogger, I hate everyone. I’m a misanthrope. I am…

Will President Trump have the rast raf?

It’s impossible to refer to COVID-19’s geographical origin without a tinge of “racism” – no country or region wants to be named after a global viral outbreak. Spain fought, and still fights, the 1918 flu’s official moniker despite the fact there is strong suspicion that virus originated in Kansas, of all places. Viruses do not…