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.
Is he really mentally unfit for the office, or is he feigning insanity—hoping to use the insanity defense to avoid prison time when the sh*t goes down and the FBI comes for him, his people and his sketchy, shifty-eyed fake royal family?
David A. Love: Does a news host who claims Jesus and Santa are white have anything to say that we need to hear?
David Love: Since Donald Trump arrived on the political scene, he has empowered white nationalists, white supremacists, neo-Nazis and Klan members alike to be themselves and say and do what they please.
David A. Love: Apparently, it matters little even as Black people do the right thing, stay calm and comply with the authorities, when the police already have anticipated and planned their killing.
David A. Love: One in three Black males and one in six Latino males can expect to go to prison in their lifetime – and we know this was no accident. War on Drugs Targeted Blacks
David Love: Malcolm X believed the black struggle for civil rights must be expanded to the level of human rights, a message which the Black Lives Matter movement should incorporate into the current public discussion on race in order to move it forward. Malcolm X Black Lives Matter