“Either there is something superior or inferior about the races, something dangerous and deathly about black people, and black people are the American nightmare; or there is something wrong with society, something dangerous and deathly about racist policy, and black people are experiencing the American nightmare.” One is a racist myth; the other, antiracist truth.
“I just don’t think Americans fully realize how terrorizing it is to black males when we are falsely suspected as violent criminals.”
“I didn’t fully appreciate what life on the road gave me until suddenly it was gone.”
Moving to a small New Mexico town pushed one woman to reconcile with her past, but the isolation she craved made her more vulnerable to the effects of shelter in place.
“Backlash dynamics are one of the defining patterns of the country’s history.”
“After receiving a trove of documents from the whistleblower, I found myself under surveillance and investigation by the U.S. government.”
“I told my wife, Cindy, ‘If this proves to be first-century, I may be involved in researching one of the most important pieces of the Bible ever discovered.’ ” It wasn’t, and he didn’t.
Russia wants to eradicate democracy, and they’re doing a fine job of it, by pitting people against one another, sowing discord, misinformation, chaos, and doubt about election integrity. The problem, that plays right into the hands of the Russians, is that the United States is already too divided to do much about it.
COVID-19 is proving to be a disease of the immune system. This could, in theory, be controlled.