Racism And Corruption: Deep Roots

This past weekend we rented the film Selma. The movie documents the events around the famous 1965 march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, the state’s capital, in protest of voter registration finagling. Racist hurdles were systematically put in place to make it essentially impossible for African Americans – then called Negroes- to complete the voterContinue reading “Racism And Corruption: Deep Roots”

Ferguson DOJ Report and Statistics

In yesterday’s Department of Justice report on last summer’s killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson there is no shortage of statistics that should be of great concern to all. A recap, including a thought on how statistics can sometimes be misleading, can be found in the Washington Post. But whenContinue reading “Ferguson DOJ Report and Statistics”