The Paradox of Calling Trump a Hero After Surviving Assassination Attempt

July 15, 2024

Ironically, many Trump supporters and some in the media have hailed former President Donald Trump as a hero following a near-fatal incident he faced where he narrowly survived an assassination attempt at a campaign rally. This characterization is quite extraordinary, particularly among those who remember Trump’s history and public remarks, and considering Trump’s persistent cowardly […]

So What the Hell is a Black Job?

July 5, 2024

It crossed my mind that it would be neat to write a piece about Trump and what constitutes a black job. After writing nearly 800 words of unpublishable bilge, I thought better of it. As a white, I’ll tell you what I told myself: No fucking way. The truth is maybe, just maybe, I could […]

Supreme Court’s Assault on Democracy: The Case for Impeaching Justices

July 2, 2024

The recent Supreme Court decision on presidential immunity represents a profound and dangerous shift in the balance of power within our government. By ruling that a sitting president is immune from prosecution for any crime, including murder, the Court has effectively placed the president above the law, dismantling a cornerstone of our democracy: accountability. Justice […]

Hurricane Beryl: A Harbinger of Climate Change and Its Far-Reaching Effects

July 1, 2024

As Hurricane Beryl barrels through the Caribbean, it stands as a stark reminder of the intensifying storms brought about by climate change. Beryl’s rapid intensification and early-season fury underscore the urgent need to address the environmental shifts contributing to such extreme weather events. Current Status of Hurricane Beryl Hurricane Beryl, now a powerful Category 4 […]

Op-Ed: The Threat to Constitutional Freedom of Religion by Displaying the Ten Commandments in Louisiana Classrooms

June 24, 2024

The recent legislation passed in Louisiana mandating the display of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms is a controversial move that poses a significant threat to our constitutional freedom of religion. While this decision may be met with approval from some Christian communities, it opens a Pandora’s box that could ultimately undermine religious freedom […]

The Perils of Judicial Bias: Justice Alito’s Comments Undermine Trust in the Supreme Court

June 19, 2024

Justice Samuel Alito, appointed to the Supreme Court in 2006 by President George W. Bush, has long been recognized for his conservative judicial philosophy. His tenure on the Court has been marked by a consistent pattern of rulings that reflect his staunch conservative values, particularly on issues such as abortion, religious freedom, and gun rights. […]

Celebrating Fathers on Father’s Day: The Ever-Changing Role of Fathers in Today’s World

June 16, 2024

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the irreplaceable role that fathers play in the lives of their children and the stability of the family unit. Throughout history, fathers have been pillars of strength, wisdom, and support, shaping the future through their dedication and love. The Historical Role of Fathers Over centuries, fathers have been […]

In the Pursuit of Environmental Justice: Then, Now, and Beyond

February 20, 2024

Today, let us pause and honor the indomitable spirit of Emelda Jones West, a revered figure hailing from Convent, Louisiana. Emelda was, above all, a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and community leader. Married to Melvin West in 1945, she was blessed with seven children: Yolanda, Harrison, Kevin Paul, Glenn, Charmaine, Sebastian, and Terrance. For […]

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