In the strangest of bedfellows, representatives of Koch Industry and Ben Chavis are working together on reforming the criminal justice system.
There is no question that the criminal justice system is broken.
The disclosure that Dylann Roof, the admitted killer of nine unarmed African-Americans attending Bible study at Emanuel A.M.E. Church June 17 in Charleston, South Carolina, was photographed dozens of times holstering the Confederate rebel flag ignited a long overdue discussion on what that flag represents and prompted the removal of the flag from the state Capitol grounds in Columbia, South Carolina, after more than 50 years.
You should be indignant at the thought of erecting statues and naming streets and schools after Confederate traitors.
The unwillingness to face up to the raw racism that led to the murder of nine African-Americans attending Bible study at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, proves that the problem is more than just an "unresolved dilemma."
Fox News blowhards will never admit that in covering the racially charged swimming pool incident in McKinney, Texas, they blew it.
As we can now see, videotape can be a game changer.
In a crass effort to derail Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign bid, major Republican figures and Fox News, their partner in crime, are peddling the idea that there is something inherently wrong with supporting private efforts to improve the world.
The number of candidates who have declared for president has already ushered in a cascade of lies — and the situation will only grow worse as more climb aboard.
Baltimore is not Ferguson. That was evident by opposite official reactions to the death of an unarmed African American male killed at the hands of local police in the respective cities.