Month: February 2021

How best to remember Trayvon Martin in 2021?

Unhappy Anniversary: Trayvon Martin Day, 2021


Reading time: less than a minute
On 26 February 2012 Trayvon was shot to death. Needlessly. Take a moment to remember the innocent young man and his tragic death that sparked the movement that would become Black Lives Matter.

What is Biden's Super Power?

Being a Likeable Old White Guy is Biden’s Super Power


Reading time: 5 minutes
Two things drive American politics: likeability and hate voting. If you like a politician, you’re likely to adopt her policy positions. If you identify with a political party, you’re likely to vote against a politician of the other party more than for one of your party. Which will win when pitted in the mind’s of the 74 million Trump voters?

How have white Americans denied Black Americans equality

The Civil War Never Ended: ‘Sum Of Us’ Examines The Hidden Cost Of Racism — For Everyone — Fresh Air on NPR


Reading Time: 5 minutes
On 17 February, Fresh Air sub-host, Dave Davies, interviewed author, Heather McGhee, about her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. She talked about the many ways that White America chose to withdraw publicly funded services rather than allow Black Americans equal access and how that has changed the very fabric of our society and hurts us all. Must listening to.

Why do we feel so bad after the impeachment acquittal?

The Peak-End Theory Explains Our Experience of the Impeachment Acquittal


Reading time: 4 minutes
We had the most successful impeachment trial in our history! We had SEVEN Republican Senators vote for conviction! The Impeachment Managers demonstrated Trump’s guilt in no uncertain terms. MqQonnell said he was guilty even though he voted for acquittal. Most of the American people think he was guilty. Then, why do we feel so bad about it? The peak-end experience explains it all.

How can I support the Biden COVID19 Rescue Plan and HR 1 - For the People Act of 2021

Call Your MoC during the February Recess


Reading time: 2 minutes
We are in desperate times! The darkest days of the #COVID19 pandemic are still ahead of us and our democracy remains under attack by the Republican Party. We must contact our MoC to express our support for Biden’s #COVID19 Rescue Plan and HR 1 – For the People Act of 2021.

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