National divorce is the natural consequence of America’s highly politicized culture. Cable news channels routinely feature the term “civil war.” Average Americans divide along political lines in their personal and social lives, and nowhere is this more pronounced than on college campuses. America’s internal divisions are here to stay. (more…)
Until very recently, Minnesota loomed in the public imagination as a state that was so white, you could almost go snow-blind merely looking at it on a map. Possibly due to its dark and endless winters, it has been a magnet for Scandinavians immigrating to America since the 1850s. (more…)
On April 11, 2021, white Minneapolis police officer Kimberly Potter shot and killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old mulatto male who was driving with an expired license and an air-freshener hanging from his rearview mirror (which is apparently illegal in Minnesota). The entire encounter was captured on police dashcam video, which was played during Potters’ trial late last year.
After pulling Wright over, she and her fellow officers realized that Wright had an open warrant out for his arrest. He had allegedly taken part in a robbery and had then skipped out on his court date, fled from officers, and was charged with illegal gun possession. (more…)