I spent half an hour listening to Frank Jackson and his people. I am still not entirely sure what the hell they said.
Black Lives Matter
Here’s the thing about being a really poor North American city. You have two options really. https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/local/cleveland/mayor-frank-jackson-says-cleveland-is-perceived-as-butthole-of-the-world/95-0a1ac81d-d59f-4405-9bfb-ce0be0cbb1da The first one, we’ve tried for at least 41 years now. (I’m starting with late 1978 because Default Night was such a landmark.) It doesn’t fucking work. We should stop doing it. The second one, even though it […]
County Council claims it’s “working on” the problem and “needs more time.” A coalition led by Black Lives Matter has gotten ahead of the curve and presented this simple six-point solution. Bring all the Cuyahoga County jails into compliance with the “Minimum Standards for Jails in Ohio.” Provide full access to healthcare services. Carry out […]
A friend posted this fantastic image on Facebook just now. It’s from early this afternoon in Chicago, with the following text: “Over two and a half hours later much of Michigan Ave, Water Tower & many surrounded stores are still SHUTDOWN for Laquan McDonald.” (Photo credit to @MinkuAzad from Chicago.) Now let me get out […]
A friend posted this link on Facebook recently: Before You Applaud Termination Of Officer, Here’s The One Thing You Missed. Here’s what I think about it after spending some time reading it carefully. Maybe I overthink. Maybe I ask a lot of questions. Maybe I see a lot of complexity in things. But that doesn’t […]