I'll give George "Dubya" Bush this: He knew the GOP had no future if did not transform a good number of black Americans into homeowners ("ownership society") and Mexicans into US citizens. Both projects failed spectacularly (one because of greed; the other, sheer racism), and now the GOP is stuck with an aging and undereducated white base that's becoming more hysterical and irrational the more it shrinks.
For the good of their party and for the good of the Republic, Republicans must genuinely reach out to and successfully attract black voters. The GOP is not off to a good start. In South Carolina, where blacks make up 28 percent of v... Read Post
Since 2009, Corey has secured 21 death sentences, 14 involving African American defendants. Three escaped execution on appeal, but 18 others remain on death row. This is more than twice the number of death row cases in the next-high... Read Post
Kenan Malik critiques it: There are two ways over the past half-century in which we've stopped treating people as citizens. One is through racism. The racist says "you're not a citizen, you don't have full rights in this society bec... Read Post