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.
David Love: What will become of the Black people who enabled Trump’s racist, xenophobic and sexist administration? Quite frankly, they have a lot of explaining to do.
David A. Love: In St. Anthony, Minnesota, Officer Jeronimo Yanez, the man who was acquitted last month in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, has left the department under a separation agreement, with $48,500 in the bank.
David A. Love: Black people have been monitored and regulated since the days when the slave patrols, the nation’s first police force, roamed the plantation.
David Love: At some point, Harris was on the attack, Sessions was floundering, and the white men decided they had enough. Because the last thing Republican senators will tolerate is a black woman sassing a white man.
There are efforts society can take to prevent the normalization of this kind of hate – and the subsequent racial violence that accompanies it.