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White-on-white murder in America is out of control – Vox

National Guard Called In As Unrest Continues In Ferguson

“Blacks represent 13% of the population but commit 50% of the murders; 90% of black victims are murdered by other blacks,” writes Time’s Joe Klein, calling for “provocative” thinking on race in America. “The facts suggest that history is not enough to explain this social disaster.” THERE ARE MANY COUNTRIES WHERE WHITE PEOPLE MURDER EACH OTHER AT A MUCH LOWER RATE ... Read More »

Dr. Ron Daniels: The Killing of Black Men Continues

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by Dr. Ron Daniels When will it stop? The police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, coming on the heals of the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man by a policeman’s choke hold in Staten Island, New York, is yet another painful, traumatic reminder of the long history of occupation, torture, ... Read More »

Rev. Jesse Jackson: There’s a Ferguson near you

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BY JESSE JACKSON August 18, 2014 There is a Ferguson near you. Many pundits are saying that the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has revealed troubling racial tensions in America. But the real scandal in Michael Brown’s shooting is that it reveals what we’ve already known. As conservative Republican Senator Rand Paul wrote about Ferguson: “Anyone who thinks ... Read More »

3 Ways To Wash Away Worry | M.E. Porter

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By M.E. Porter I have heard it said that “worrying is trading in today’s peace for the possible woes of tomorrow” and I am inclined to agree with this assessment. It is a struggle to surrender the mind and the emotion to the fact that we simply do not have to power to change the things that we cannot change ... Read More »