She Wouldn’t Even Say George Floyd’s Name

Killer-cop Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 270 months, or twenty-two and one-half years, in prison for the murder of George Floyd. However, all experts agree that with “good behavior,” he will likely spend no more than fifteen years behind bars.

Today’s (June 25) sentencing hearing opened with “victim impact statements”…

The “Usual Suspects”: Cops, Drugs, Guns, Gangs, and White People

Chicago’s major (“mainstream”) media all report that this just past, unconscionably deadly, July Fourth weekend recorded up to eighty-eight people shot, including as many as fourteen killed, across this troubled city’s mostly black South and West Sides.

The Chicago Police Department (CPD) reports that from Friday the 2nd through early…

Proposes Law to Finally End It and Pay Black People for Services Rendered

We can’t let [the failed coup d’état] go because it directly connects with our legacy of racism and hate in this country that stems from the genocide of the indigenous Americans and the enslavement of African Americans. The legacy of that is institutional racism and white nationalism; and if we…

The First One was the 400-Year-Long War and Not Quite Total Extermination of Native Americans

Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please. They do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing, already given, and transmitted from the past. The tradition of all dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brains of the living. And…

Says He’ll Talk Only to Stay Out of prison

Ali Alexander is the Sammy Davis, Jr. look-alike, who proudly, loudly fashions himself as the “founder” of ex-president Donald Trump’s “Stop the Steal” movement and leader of the ill-fated coup attempt to overthrow the US government on January 6, 2021.

On November 26, Alexander declared that he will comply with…

And Likely…So Will the Civilian Slave Patrolling Trio in Georgia

The not-quite all-white Killer-Kyle Rittenhouse jury in Kenosha has now freed him. And the matter of the three racist caballeros (read: modern slave patrollers) who chased, cornered, and lynched Ahmaud Arbery for running while black is near its end.

To most black people, the results of both these cases have…

Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.

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