December 14, 2017
Race Relations

The New Racism and Willful Ignorance

October 2, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills What sticks out about the parade of talking heads and the “take a knee” movement in the NFL is their age. And their high-jacking the term “racism”. You see, the central “take a knee” issue in the NFL issue is all about race as seen from its proponents. Didn’t [Read More]

The Negro Soldier dignity
Pop culture

Whatever happened to the idea that dignity is a virtue?

February 15, 2017 Bookworm 0

I’m too young to remember a time when dignity was considered a virtue, not only in individuals, but in entire groups. The other night, I was reminded of what I missed when I watched a 1944 U.S. Army Propaganda film, The Negro Soldier, which Frank Capra directed. The Army commissioned [Read More]

Race Relations

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

The following videos were gathered from post I prepared a few years back in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech.” The first video is historical footage of preparations, commentary, events days and moments leading up to the Civil Rights March [Read More]