The election, then the re-election, of Barack Obama had raised a wind of hope among African-Americans. They wanted to believe that the fight for equality of rights – led by Martin Luther King and others at the end of the 20th century – would see a growth under Obama’s presidency toward a calmer and more [Read more]
Here is the reality: gun culture is eating away at America.
The right to possess the SIG MCX is neither a cannon of civil rights nor human rights.
It was the 11th time since the beginning of his presidency that a mass shooting compelled him to give a condolence speech. Maybe this is why American President Barack Obama did not hide the dejection he still feels, nearly a week after the assassination of five police officers in Dallas, Texas.
In front of police [Read more]
Although race relations continue to evolve positively, the balance remains fragile.
As these episodes show, changing the laws is not enough if you do not change attitudes that give wings to racism and violence.
It is hard to reconcile the idea that America is safer with the daily stories of gun violence and mass shootings.
Never has Martin Luther King’s dream of a united and just America seemed so far-off.
The shooting in Dallas has changed everything.