Breonna Taylor: Collateral damage in ‘war on drugs’

The Louisville Metro Police Department has fired Brett Hankison, one of three police officers involved in the egregious death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician who was […] Continue Reading…

A lifeline for Dreamers

You’d think that any American president would be delighted to welcome hard-working and ambitious young adults clamoring to join the American family. But President Donald J. Trump has been […] Continue Reading…

Old Confederacy is tumbling down

Ignore President Donald J. Trump, whose latest tactic to mollify his base is to forbid the renaming of military installations that honor Confederate military officials. The GOP-controlled Senate Armed […] Continue Reading…

Cops don’t need tanks or grenade launchers

With a deranged narcissist in the Oval Office and his lackey controlling the Department of Justice, there is no point looking to the federal government to curb police violence. […] Continue Reading…

The desperation of white privilege

The past several days have offered a kaleidoscope of a Trump-addled America, a telling, if depressing, pastiche: Amy Cooper’s bigoted entitlement, the homicidal tactics of Minneapolis police officers, the […] Continue Reading…

The deadly summer

MOBILE, AL. —— Though Gov. Kay Ivey has mostly re-opened the state — restaurants, hair and nail salons and gyms included — cases of COVID-19 are increasing here, not […] Continue Reading…

The ugliest election

The bully-in-chief keeps issuing taunts on Twitter that accuse former President Barack Obama of some unspecified grand conspiracy. In what may be more evidence of a deteriorating mental state, […] Continue Reading…