David Love: The predominantly black children of Flint are inflicted with Third World problems in the wealthiest nation on earth, in a region surrounded by water from the Great Lakes.
David Love: And while the media are all too eager to cover a terrorism story, in this case, not so much. Some media outlets painted the ongoing armed standoff as an innocuous event, more like a campfire gathering of guys roasting marshmallows in the woods.
David A. Love: We’ve been angry by the steady stream of injustice for so long that we often must find solace from the frustrations and disappointments that eat at the hope we had in America and for our children.
David Love: Police chief is fired, community activists call for resignation of Chicago Mayor and Sate’s Attorney in light of Laquan McDonald Murder.
David Love: The city of Chicago released the video on Tuesday evening, over a year after the killing. And as the father of a black son, I don’t want to see another video such as this ever again. And neither should you.
David Love: In a line of work where people are known to lie, embellish, stretch the truth and engage in artistic license, even Dr. Carson has gone over the line.
David Love: Not only did his words make light of the Holocaust and wreak of Holocaust denial, it also set up the Palestinians for current and future reprisals against them. Surely, Netanyahu is paving the way for the next perennial bombing of Gaza.
hy is #BlackLivesMatter going after Hillary Clinton, and what must she do? The goal is to make sure that she incorporates racial justice, criminal justice and the agenda of black people into their policy platforms. Being a Democrat simply is not enough, as Hillary—like Bernie Sanders or Martin O’Malley—must prove she believes black lives matter. […]
David A. Love: Republicans have allowed extremists to hijack their party and turn it into a White Citizens’ Council, a white nationalist organization in the mold of the Southern segregationist Dixiecrats of a bygone era.
David Love: Carson is on the scene in order to make white conservatives feel comfortable in their skin and to validate them and their racism, Islamophobia, sexism, homophobia, their desire to return to the 1950s, and everything else.
David A. Love: The show’s visual symbolism was a not so subtle acknowledgement of #BlackLivesMatter, its impact on the black community and popular culture, and the ways in which it has altered the political discourse.
David Love: Ben Carson spits in the face of millions of Muslim Americans as he tells this community they are not American enough to lead the nation.
David Love: How condescending it is for a politician to tell suffering, oppressed people how to respond to their victimization, that they should engage in their activism in a docile, peaceful, and non-threatening manner — to white folks, that is.