Southern strategy

  In American politics, The Southern Strategy is an important strategy for The Republican Party and its candidates to win presidential elections to gain political support in the South. The main idea of The Southern Strategy is the racism against African Americans harbored by many southern white voters. Further Reading https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_strategy http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-southern-strategy.htm...

Law and Order

Image Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/147607961@N02/34256238630/in/datetaken/   Ronald Reagan alongside with Richard Nixon were the leading proponents in the late 1960s of “Law and order” which became crucial for any candidate who wanted to be elected at the time. The main purpose was to strict control on crime and suppression of violence, sometimes involving the possible restraint of...

Broken Windows and Turnstiles

  “If a window in a building is broken and is left unrepaired,” they observed, “all the rest of the windows will soon be broken.”  said James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling in an influential article in The Atlantic. According to Wilson and Kelling, tracking down petty crimes like jaywalking, jumping over the turnstiles, making...

“I CAN’T BREATHE”

Photo:https://www.thenation.com/article/many-struggling-breathe-amid-rampant-injustice/ The conflicts between people of color and the criminal justice system is no secret. This has been an ongoing problem in America for centuries and sadly it never seems to stop. Throughout history people of color have had to suffer at the hands of the criminal justice system which time and time again...

Racial Disparities in Our Justice System

Many Americans believe that “the land of the free” truly does offer everyone equal opportunity to achieve the American Dream. Many of these same individuals also preach that “All Lives Matter”, yet will turn the other cheek when an innocent American of color is shot, live on camera, with their hands up. They will also disregard hard...

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