Disrupting Systemic Bullying in America

When we think of bullying, most often we conjure up an overgrown kid throwing his weight around in school, menacing others and spreading fear like a little schoolyard terrorist. The bullying experience is so ubiquitous in American society that movies have been made about sensitive smart kids, who suffer at the hands of bullies, growing…

William McKinley- The Birthday of the 25th President

Assassinated on September 14, 1901, Republican William McKinley was the 25th president and became only the 5th president to die while in office and the 3rd of whom was killed by an assassin. His vice president Garret Hobart served from 1897-1899 until he died of heart disease while in office at the age of 55….

MLK would call Donald Trump a Segregationist

At age 39, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was gunned down in Memphis while protesting segregationist policies and practices that protect white supremacy and oppress black Americans and other peoples of color in the United States. Donald Trump was, at that time, a 21-year-old son of a wealthy Klansman. Representing the antithesis to everything Dr….

Richard Nixon- The Birthday of the 37th President

Today is the birthday of Richard Milhous Nixon. He was the 37th President of the United States and until January 20, 2017—the most controversial. His first vice president was Spiro Agnew who resigned in disgrace and plead no contest to tax evasion (but was accused of much more). He was replaced by Gerald Ford who…

Millard Fillmore- The Birthday of the 13th President

Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States, born on January 7, 1800. He assumed the presidency upon the death of President Zachary Taylor and never appointed a vice president. He is a nearly forgotten figure in American political history, but is credited (or blamed) with delaying the American Civil War for a…

Push to Empower: The Jehmu Greene Interview

By Adam James Jehmu Greene practices her craft in what I call the Belly of the Beast. Most people just call it Fox News. After some rescheduling , I was able to sit down over the phone with her to talk politics. I had two main goals: 1) Resist talking about the division in the…