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Matters of Corporate Expediency

September 13, 2014

It’s been some years since I swore off my allegiance to corporate entities. I used to get a kick out of shopping (pick a holiday). I used to search high and low for my favorite brand name; hell, I used to love the NFL! Things have changed since I’ve grown up—and out of love with […]

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 […]

We Cannot Walk Backward Through History

August 28, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks Commentary by Perry Redd I was set to give this speech before my fellow Washingtonians on the day of the 50th Anniversary commemorating the March on Washington. Disappointingly, I didn’t get to give it, but the words are still relevant and thus, I share with you: Here we stand […]

Flee Florida

July 19, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks commentary by Perry Redd   Whether or not you’re among the surprised, facts on the ground are abundantly clear that the state of Florida is intentionally hostile—at the least—to the American Black man.  Women are targets in Florida too.  I am wholly convinced that no good thing can come […]

The Unusual Spiral

December 12, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary December 11, 2012     By Perry Redd   We just witnessed two tragedies in the span of a week. The late Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend, 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins on Saturday at the Kansas City home they shared with their 3-month-old […]