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…

If there were no video . . .

The video clip is a mere 36 seconds, but it is shocking, explicit, sickening. And because it has gone viral — prompting national outrage — two white men have […] Continue Reading…

Virus will devastate Deep South

MOBILE, Al. — A close friend here confided her worries about the plans for an April family funeral. Her extended family wants to memorialize a loved one with a […] Continue Reading…

GOP’s disdain for working folk

Congress managed to come together to pass an unprecedented $2 trillion coronavirus relief package, but not before a small group of Republican senators reminded us of the narrow-minded condescension […] Continue Reading…