Elwood Watson

Tyre Nichols’ death shows how racism even impacts Black officers
The death of Black people at the hands of law enforcement has become so commonplace that it's easy to feel both outraged and psychologically numb. We can now add Tyre Nichols of Memphis, Tenn...
DeSantis goes after Black history
In his ongoing attacks on what he describes as “woke politics,” Florida governor Ron DeSantis has denied permission for an AP African American History course to be taught in Florida public high schools...
What would Martin Luther King Jr. think of our America?
This month, as we celebrate Black history, millions of Americans will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Dr...
Amid McCarthy drama, Republicans tried to play the race card
The drama surrounding Rep. It took 15 bids to secure the votes required to become speaker of the House. An interesting side story stemming from the drama was the effort by far-right House members to support Rep...
Can the Miss America pageant survive in today’s culture?
Earlier this month, Grace Stanke, a 23-year-old nuclear engineering student from Wausau, Wisc. Stanke is a beautiful, blond-haired woman who is obviously gifted in math and science...
The Right’s reaction to Brittney Griner’s release is telling
It sure didn’t take long for right-wing media figures to criticize the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner...
Republicans still afraid to call out Constitution-shredding Trump
You've got to hand it to Donald Trump. From dining with rabid anti-Semites to urging on Truth Social we should consider terminating the Constitution so he could be reinstated as president. Get over it and move on...
Donald Trump’s appeal to racists
Donald Trump endured bipartisan criticism for his recent dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes, a white nationalist and far-right wing advocate...
Club Q massacre is sadly not shocking
The massacre this past weekend at Club Q, an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs, was hardly shocking given our current politically acrimonious and poisoned climate...
The latest target of right-wing media? Young voters and unmarried women.
We're more than a week out from the 2022 midterm elections, and there has been considerable commentary and various reasons offered about why the results turned out the way they did...
Knives finally come out for Trump
The Republican Party endured considerable humiliation on election night, as their much-anticipated “red wave” turned out to be a red thud...
The racist truth behind ‘poll watchers’
Days away of the 2022 midterm election, a disturbing trend is unfolding involving “poll watchers” positioning themselves at various voting locations across the nation...

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