What is behind American reactions to the Syrian refugees? Unfortunately, it’s very simple: America has an Islamophobia problem. And in a nation with centuries of experience in the hatred and oppression of people for who they are and what they look like, racism and fearmongering always trump freedom and equality.
Friday evening as I headed home from the movies I looked down at my phone and noticed a smattering of #PrayersForParis status updates on my timeline. Thinking nothing of it I did a quick Google search to see what was going on.
Time and time again, terrorism all over the world, but no one says anything. I could literally go on and on about similar attacks all over the world that receive virtually no attention...
Kentucky has a new lieutenant governor who is making history, as the first African-American elected to statewide office in the Bluegrass state, and therefore the first Black person elected to the office.