White Nationalism Is the American Dream

White Nationalism Is the American Dream

White nationalism is on the rise in America. With his nationalist rhetoric and policies, President Trump has become part of this continuum, giving license to millions to express their white grievance in new ways and refusing to condemn or prosecute their violence in any meaningful way. If this makes America great “again,” white nationalism must […]

Make America Great…Again?

Make America Great…Again?

“Make America Great Again” is the slogan that put Donald John Trump into political office. However, from that time until now, Number 45 has cunningly avoided specifying when America was great, nor has he said what made it great. There is really no need for him to do so.  Not when his cynical dog-whistles recall […]

Alicia Keys Is a Girl on Fire

Alicia Keys Is a Girl on Fire

On Sept. 4, 2012, singer and songwriter Alicia Augello Cook, known professionally as Alicia Keys turned a fresh new page for female empowerment with eight simple words, “She’s just a girl, and she’s on fire.” The “just” in her lyric appears almost as in satirical form. As if the presence and essence of womanhood could […]

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