Sexual attacks in the military are a growing problem. In 2011, reports of this abuse varied widely, anywhere from 3,000 incidents to as many as 19,000 confirmed by the Department of Defense. No matter what statistics are considered accurate, as of late, a number of injured parties have come forward with claims of harassment, being ignored or receiving a questionable psychiatric diagnosis.
Relatively little has changed in United States religious race relations. As we consider the second inauguration of President Barack Obama on the Federal King Holiday, as we celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, I am led to wonder, why are we still so far apart?
It’s been nearly a year since the senseless death of a young black man, Trayvon Martin. Even now, I think of where we are as a nation on the issues of the Second Amendment. 26 senseless gun murders in Connecticut later, we still haven’t settled that matter. I, also, think of whether we have entered a post-racial society.species.
Back in the day, if someone was half Black – they were labeled Black…period. As a Black person, I never questioned it much. A few years ago, I stumbled across YouTube channel…
How do you define Black?
With her daughter sleeping nearby, a California woman was brutally clubbed inside the family home. She subsequently died. At first police thought it was a hate crime. The latest speculation seems to indicate otherwise.