Category Archives: race

GUNS GUNS GUNS by Peter Nolan Smith

American boys loved guns in the 50s. Plastic weapons lay gift-wrapped under the Christmas tree. Our movie heroes slaughtered the country’s enemies on the silver screen and TV cops performed gun ballets on prime time. Guns were good for the country and America was good to guns. Armed with air rifles my older brother, our […]

American Justice

To anyone who thinks America has solved its problem with racial hatred and inequality, these two photos tell the truth.

The Racism Of Hipsters

The cult of modern hipsters was birthed by the gentrification of New York’s Williamsburg. The men wore vests, plaid shirts, new jeans, and bushy beards. The women dressed normal. Beards got longer. The look was popularized by TV and Hollywood. The peak period lasted from 1999 to 2009, however the hipsters remained in hipster drag […]

The True Meaning of the Stars And Bars

The Stars and Bars of the Confederate nation was was raised over the South Carolina State House on April 11, 1961 to commemorate the centennial celebration of the War Between The States and a year later the state’s all-white legislators enacted a law to continue flying the flag as a protest against the civil rights […]

Sammy Was Black

Only one black man earned a spot with Sinatra’s Rat Pack in Las Vegas. Sammy Davis Junior. Mister Show Business might have been the token black for the Silent Majority, but Mr. Show Business was well aware of his place in the white world after a stint in the Army. “Overnight the world looked different. […]