Instead of celebrating Juneteenth, we should be talking about how to make things right in Texas and every state for American descendants of slavery
William Spivey, a Fisk University alum, writes on politics, history, and race to educate those who have been misled on these matters. Sometimes he might mock a politician. Spivey is fluent in sarcasm.
For much of American history, voting has been a life and death proposition for Black people. Let’s revisit some of that history lest we forget what it took to get where we are and why we’re still fighting for the right to vote.
There are two primary areas where Jim Crow's spirit has cropped back up . . . voter suppression and the filibuster in the US Senate
White too long is the inability to recognize that the system is rigged and its leaders, past and present, are the ones who rigged it
This article is about those who don’t acknowledge systemic racism—those who may admit that America had a racist past but believe that racism ended long ago.