Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

Haiku Quintet, Fear And Hate In The Heartland

January 31, 2018

“Racism rears its – ugly head at Iowa – high school basketball”

“Spencer students chant – racist hatred at Storm Lake – basketball players”

“White privilege and – racist leaders enable – teens to fear and hate”

“Art Cullen, the Sage – of Storm Lake, speaks out against – racists and hatred”

“America needs – to dump Trump and Iowa – needs to dump Steve King”

http://www.stormlake.com/articles/2018/01/24/how-did-we-get-here

Haiku, Iowa’s Trump Clone

December 12, 2017

“Steve King is a dumb – racist asshole who must be – removed from Congress”

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/house-republican-declares-diversity-not-our-strength

Haiku, Beach Reads

July 3, 2017

“Let’s all do common – reading assignments on race – and immigration”

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/01/us/college-summer-reading.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

Haiku Quintet, Death Cab For Diversity

July 14, 2016

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/07/twin-cities-segregation/490970/?google_editors_picks=true

1. “The Twin Cities: how – a progressive oasis – became a desert”

2. “Flawed housing and jobs – policies can feed the weeds – of segregation”

3. “In just two decades – the Twin Cities has become – just like St. Louis”

4. “In Falcon Heights if – you are honest and tell the – truth cops will shoot you”

5. “If you’re black and you – pack the cops will shoot first and – ask questions later”

Haiku, Brave Little Girl

September 24, 2015

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_28865436/little-california-girl-shares-immigration-message-pope-francis

“Sophie Cruz is the – mightiest and bravest girl – in the world right now”

Haiku, Immigrant Trilogy

February 25, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/24/us/concerns-mount-as-homeland-security-shutdown-looks-likely.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1409232722000&bicmet=1419773522000&_r=1&utm_content=bufferbf154&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

“Everyone who is – not Native American – is an immigrant”

“Republicans fear – diversity; it threatens – white male privilege”

“Any nation that won’t – assimilate immigrants – also won’t prosper”