There’s been a lot of talk surrounding the NFL demonstrations during pre-game ceremonies this year. A few readers asked if I had an opinion on them, so I’ll weigh in.
A number of readers sought my opinion on the recent wave of police shootings and civil unrest this month. I hadn’t planned to write anything about this topic, as much of my opinion on Black Lives Matter (BLM) and the police can be found in a few articles I’ve already posted: https://justtaptheglass.com/post/104760565394/ferguson-and-race-relations-part1 https://justtaptheglass.com/post/117772177598/freddie-gray-protests I’ll highlight …
Huge shake-up at University of Missouri yesterday: http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/10/us/missouri-football-players-protest-presidents-resigns/?iid=ob_article_footer_expansion&iref=obinsite https://sports.yahoo.com/news/missouri-situation-shows-power-of-sports-to-bring-enormous-change-172342770.html This is a story worth exploring.
There’s been a lot of hubbub about the call for a $15/hr minimum wage for McDonald’s employees. The following is a look at why those workers may be disappointed.
In Part 1, we covered the impact of the Ferguson saga on community organizing, race relations, and police vigilance. The following are more excerpts from that conversation, with a focus on what political activists can learn from these events. My commentary follows each blocked quote. Let’s continue: