Posts Tagged ‘discrimination’

Haiku, Nightmare Landlords

September 30, 2016

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2016/09/28/trumps-claim-that-a-racial-discrimination-suit-was-brought-against-many-real-estate-firms/

“Trump and his daddy – told their people to say ‘No – Vacancies’ to blacks”

Haiku, Standing Up Or Sitting Down

September 16, 2016

http://www.dailynews.com/opinion/20160910/with-california-bathroom-bill-transgender-inclusiveness-takes-a-big-step-guest-commentary

“Let’s stop obsessing – about where people pee; you – can pee next to me”

Haiku, #LGBTlivesmatter

September 14, 2016

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ncaa-north-carolina-anti-gay_us_57d74520e4b0fbd4b7bb3952

“No March Madness on – Tobacco Road due to laws – that celebrate hate”

Haiku Trilogy, The Race Wealth Chasm

August 9, 2016

https://www.thenation.com/article/the-average-black-family-would-need-228-years-to-build-the-wealth-of-a-white-family-today/

“Wealth is where the past – and its racist baggage, shows – up in the present”

“Five hundred years of – discrimination have made – white people wealthy”

“Past policies caused – the racial wealth gap; current – ones make it wider”

Haiku, LGBT Pride

June 30, 2016

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/06/29/two-transgender-candidates-both-named-misty-just-made-history-by-winning-house-and-senate-primaries/

“Transgender Mistys – win primary elections – in red state districts”

Haiku, When It Comes To Incarceration Race Trumps Class

March 24, 2016

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/03/23/poor-white-kids-are-less-likely-to-go-to-prison-than-rich-black-kids/?postshare=2461458756322007&tid=ss_fb

“Rich black kids are more – likely to go to prison – than their poor white friends”

Haikus, Indiana Trilogy

March 30, 2015

http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2015/03/30/gov_mike_pence_s_characterization_of_indiana_s_new_religion_law_is_wrong.html

The Hate State “Indiana makes – hate and discrimination – the law of the land”

How The Grinch Stole Equality “Horton’s message for – Mike Grinch: people are people – no matter how queer”

Hoosier Cantina “We don’t serve their kind – here. They’ll have to wait outside. – We don’t want them here.”

Haiku, Inbanana Jones

March 30, 2015

“The Indiana – Statehouse and Governor live – in a museum”

Haiku, We’re Ashamed To Be Hoosiers

March 29, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-brodsky/indiana-takes-on-america_b_6964700.html

“Kurt Vonnegut, John – Wooden, Michael Jackson, Steve – McQueen, Twyla Tharp”

Haiku, Freedom Abrogation Act

March 29, 2015

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/indiana-governor-were-not-going-to-change-the-law/2015/03/29/f0cc6c50-d619-11e4-bf0b-f648b95a6488_story.html

“Stupidity is – the official religion – of Indiana”