Alive and well! … I couldn’t have said it any better!! … “Yep, folks, racism is alive and well, and on the rise in the United States of America today. Isn’t it a shame that in all these hundreds of years, we haven’t learned a damn thing?”
Of late, we’ve had plenty of reasons to be ashamed of a large portion of the human species. Every Tuesday night I work hard to pull together a ‘good people’ post to help us all remember that the samples we see on the news every day are not the norm, that there are truly great people out there making the world a better place every day. And then, I read about things like those I’m about to discuss, and my Wednesday morning smile fades, I wonder if there is hope for the human species or if it even deserves to continue to exist.
If you’ve ever doubted that racism is alive and well in the United States, wonder no more. On Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day, Mr. George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. Four officers were at the scene…
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