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Not Unbelievable

June 21, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary June 21, 2011 By Perry Redd My country is corrupt.  I posit that it is complicit in the murder and annihilation of my race of people.  I believe they have been inventing ngenious, covert ways to undermine population growth of people of color who may […]

Chance for Equity

October 6, 2010

I want to see how blind justice really is. This is an opportunity for you to work with me in ensuring that whites and blacks are treated equal, that rich and poor are treated equal. What am I talking about? A veteran CBS Radio News correspondent was arrested early Saturday on drug charges after police searched his Northwest Washington home and found marijuana plants growing in his yard. Officers arrested 60 year old Howard Arenstein and his wife, Orly Katz, 57, at their home in the 3500 block of T Street and charged them with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, police. How will the wheels of justice turn for him?

Honor the Fallen in “The Other War”

June 15, 2010

This country has seen 5,478 deaths in the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan in the past 8 years of these conflicts. Americans have been reminded constantly that the toll taken on the families and loved ones is grossly unreported. I tend to disagree. For one to question the war, is often mistaken as an attack on the ones fighting it—an intentional misleading by more conservative-minded people. What I am here to talk to you about is the “fallen” in the other war: the war on drugs.

Furthest From the Truth

February 28, 2010

I watched this story on CBS that pissed me off and affirmed my persistent call for public officials, prosecutors and white people to be arrested and incarcerated for executing gross injustices upon people of color—especially me—in their versions of “bringing the wrong-doers to justice.” They’re doing what’s best for our country…nothing could be further from the truth.