David A. Love: Trump and the Republicans hate government and don’t want it to work as it should to serve the people, which makes a shutdown made to order for the GOP.
David Love: While the FBI has designated Black Identity Extremists as a terror threat, it has not similarly identified white extremist groups who are killing the vast majority of police, suggesting politics rather than data are at play.
David Love: There is some irony in the fact that a pardoned convicted felon with a history of criminalizing people of color and violating their civil rights now has the opportunity to run for the Senate.
David Love: Since 2006, 60,000 refugees have fled to Israel via Egypt, escaping persecution at home. Of the nearly 40,000 asylum seekers who remain, 27,500 are from Eritrea, 7,900 from Sudan and 2,600 from other African nations.
David A. Love: Moore and his followers claim to be God-fearing Christians. Well, they represent the Christianity of the slave master, as much as others have worshiped the God of justice and liberation.
David Love: While men are clearing their desks in the halls of power, Thomas should join them
David Love: America has a way of messing up things for other countries–and this is no different
David A. Love: Since 2002, soldiers and veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing wives, girlfriends, children, fellow soldiers, friends, acquaintances, complete strangers, and — in appalling numbers — themselves.
David A. Love: With white killers, there is a search for motivations. With Black and Brown suspects, no explanation or clarification is necessary.
David A. Love: This movement of white nationalists, Alt-Right, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan and others, emboldened by their crusade against ‘white genocide’ and empowered by Donald Trump’s policy of white grievance, represents a shift in the Republican Party that was a long time in the making.
David A. Love: Marilyn Mosby, the head prosecutor in Baltimore, faced blowback from police for having the audacity to go after officers accused of brutality.
David Love: Welcome back to the war on drugs, the war on communities of color, the criminalization of Black people and social justice movements.
David Love: Justine Ruszczyk’s death deviates from a pattern we have come to expect, helping us view police abuse in a different light. Her killing bears similarities to cases of Philando Castile and Sean Bell but it also turns usual narratives about race upside down.