The Wrong Question

I am beyond tired of the “is he or isn’t he racist” debate that leaps onto center stage whenever someone says or does something offensive, supports legislation that will maintain inequity, or harms a Black person. If the subject of the question is a White person who was raised in the US, the answer to the question is yes. Always yes. 99.999% yes.

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It’s Not Poverty, It’s Racism

70% of Covid-19 lives lost in Louisiana have been Black lives. Black people make up only 33% of the population. NPR interviewed Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, a Republican and a medical doctor, about the disparity. After listening this morning, I was compelled to deconstruct his avoidance of root causes and structural racism, despite his insistence […]

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