Waffle House Shooting: A White Shooter, a Black Hero, and White Presidential Silence

The shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House and its aftermath, say everything about this Presidency: A white shooter with an assault weapon. (Police using restraint when apprehending said white shooter.) People of color brutally murdered. A black, gunless hero saving strangers. A silent white President. It’s all been on full display: No calls by FoxNews…

Why Vote against yourself? Political betrayal

Sometimes we wonder about the motives of our representatives: Why would two Hispanic House Representatives vote against language freedom? We wanted our readers to know who they are.   Michigan’s Republican-led House recently approved legislation that would make English the official state language and require its use in public records, sparking objections from Democrats and…

Supreme Court curbs rights of immigrants awaiting deportation

The U.S. Supreme Court last month curbed the ability of immigrants held in long-term detention during deportation proceedings to argue for their release in a ruling in sync with President Donald Trump’s get-tough approach toward immigration. The court’s conservative justices carried the day in the 5-3 decision that overturned a lower court’s ruling that required…