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Archive for November 2013

Lose Until You Change

November 26, 2013

Some people never change; those people never win.  If history is any indicator human truths, the “moral arc of the universe” is severely crooked, because some people are not trying to change.  What I know is that though America’s moral arc is crooked as hell, it will change.  It’s just that those who refuse to, […]

The Richie Incognito Apology Tour

November 17, 2013

I opined on the issue of Richie Incognito’s suspension from the NFL’s Miami Dolphins on yesterday’s show. Incognito went on Fox Sports to give a rationale for his untoward conduct toward at least one particular teammate.  The issue of racism fell at the center of the rift.  Incognito blamed the culture, the object of his […]

What Veterans Day Leaves Out

November 13, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks Yesterday was yet another Veterans Day.  The many reminders via mainstream American media floated on every conceivable thoroughfare.  Whether television—public or cable—radio, internet or printed media, honoring America’s fighting men and women was the order of the day.  For reasons untold, I just couldn’t feel it.  So now, I’ll […]

Only Smart for Some

November 6, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks commentary from Socially Speaking by Perry Redd Oh snap!  You ought to be suspicious…a Republican is introducing a bill to bring about fairness—in the justice arena, no less!  We’ve been watching poor and Black Americans sentenced to lengthy terms for little of nothing  for the past 40 years, and […]

The Golden Arch of the Universe Bends Toward Injustice

November 6, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks commentary from Socially Speaking  by Perry Redd I’ve spent time talking and educating extensively on my radio Socially Speaking, about Walmart and its low wages, it’s resistance to cover its employees with health benefits and a host of other dishonorable workplace practices, but here I want focus on another […]

Justice Not Applicable

November 6, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks A Socially Speaking commentary by Perry Redd What I want is for people to go to jail…why?  Because “corporations are people, my friend.”  Oh, now you’ve got selective amnesia.  When Mitt Romney said that during the 2012 presidential election, you were all for the new mantra for capitalism.  So […]