Category Archives: racism in USA

Oh, Missouri

“Oh, Shenandoah, I long to see you, Away, you rolling river Oh, Shenandoah, I long to see you, Away, I’m bound away, across the wide Missouri.” While i was busy going about my own business , back in Missouri, where … Continue reading

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The Berlin Olympics 1936

“I wasn’t allowed to shake hands with Hitler, but i wasn’t invited to the white house to shake hands with the president either.” -Jesse owen     This morning i showed the pupils in a class i had to cover … Continue reading

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A brave look at American history of slavery

“The Germans could never forgive the Jews for the holocaust.”, similarly the Americans enslaving African americans . It is a brave attempt to face an issue that when not dealt with came up again during the election of Donald Trump … Continue reading

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colonialism: the secretly kept crime

“Two things can never be hidden, the moon and the truth” -a saying Colonialism is the establishment of a colony in one territory by a political power from another territory, and the subsequent maintenance, expansion, and exploitation of that colony. … Continue reading

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Racism in reverse is still racism

What if African Americans did have more of a predisposition to turn violent considering the post traumatic stress African americans had gone throughout American history used and abused as slaves and then suffering racism?Would that constitute racist? Why would a testimony of … Continue reading

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Billy Joel’s star shines

Deeply touched by an article about Billy Joel’s gesture which highlights the need to REMEMBER where we were and where we do not wish to be anymore; in a dark place of racism and antisemitism that is not where we … Continue reading

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New York, new york: Making America react again

So this is how the newly elected President is making America great again : people are united against racism, in all its forms.  Lets face it , Donald Trump did not bring racism to America, it had existed a long … Continue reading

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Moma makes a stand!

“The role of art is to clean the dust off  ordinary  life” -Picasso  “President Trump’s executive order banning travel and rescinding visas for citizens of seven majority-Muslim nations does not lack for opponents in New York — from Kennedy Airport, … Continue reading

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Letters to Ivanka Trump

Dear Ivanka-Yael,  Hello .  The sabbath is upon us and i suppose you are playing board games or spending quality family time in your spacious abode in Washington while little insignificant me is sitting writing surrounded by books spilling out of white … Continue reading

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ode to evil

Evil, when lacks a definition has found its root, its modus operandi ; the taking away of a child’s very last penny, the taking away of child after child until there are  not any, the taking away of any reason … Continue reading

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