HBCUs didn’t simply start because of unequal access to education. It was unequal because people were denied attending because of the color of their skin. To not say that first and foremost is whitewashing history to absolve your conservative ideology of any historical wrongdoing.
Ask yourself why it makes you more comfortable to have a man as POTUS who has been reported as actively pursuing your vote because it will make you feel more comfortable as an American who is afraid of losing real or perceived influence in the country simply based on your race.
Comporting with the lie that America is a Christian nation founded by men who loved Jesus so much that they simply had to keep slaves and build the nation on their backs, blood, and bones while forcing those heathen Native Americans to live elsewhere because they were in the white man’s way, these people wind up doing things I don’t understand.
his happens a lot (more to conservative Christians, it seems) – a Christian takes a loud, public, obnoxious stance against any moral failings we encounter as humans (and, of course, say any reckless thing against the LGBT community) and is himself engaging in the same moral failings as the rest of us. It’s ultimately tragic that the lesson of YOU’RE NOT BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE is never learnt.
hat’s to stop this from expanding to other religions or people taking it upon themselves to expand it to race, class, and other things? I talk about that and how, yet again, conservative Christianity is completely missing the boat on gay people, who are PEOPLE, and not sex.
I keep reading about how some conservative Christians are active in the Tea Party and other conservative movements to put a 100% Christian government in place in America. This is also known as a Christianocracy. I really think this is ultimately a bad idea, and here are 5 reasons why. 1. Christians can’t even agree […]
When is enough, enough? When will people realize that in order for capitalism to work correctly, there needs to be a proper balance struck between corporate responsibility and government regulation? ”Government get out of my way,” isn’t a good thing. If the EPA weren’t around, do you think the coal company would have said anything about the spill?