TALE OF TWO AMERICA’S--As protests and riots spread like wildfire across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd and other black people at the hands of white police officers, I cannot help but recall an old African Proverb:
GUEST WORDS--Over the last several days, protesters across the United States have demanded justice for the horrific police killings of George Floyd and countless other African Americans.
VIEW FROM HERE--The United States is the richest country in the world. It has the best hospitals in the world.
AMERICA AT A CROSSROAD-No one wants to see their community burn.
PROGRESSIVE POLITICS-The popular website Twitter has become an eminently reliable hub for cultural and political drama.
ONE MAN’S OPINION--When Benjamin Franklin (above left) described the type government which the Constitutional Convention had created, he could have followed up with “There is no greater threat to a republic than a democracy.”