Depuis un temps certain, je me désole de la superficialité et de l’inconsistance des campagnes présidentielles en France. Je les mets sciemment au pluriel car c’est une cacophonie de voix et l’élection des “maillons faibles” de chaque camp. Serait-ce l’inadéquation d’un système permettant à tous de venir fausser le jeu de l’adversaire?
I’m amazed at the number of disappointed lower middle class friends who have become enraged against Obamacare and their taxes raise to the point of being blinded to the very […]
M’étant levée aux aurores pour me rendre à Plymouth (car en bonne française, je ne suis pas douée en géographie), j’ai tout de même réussi à rater mon ferry de […]
Statistics show that you value his articles, so here is a rather unusually pessimistic account of the Ferguson tragedy, followed by my personal reply San Gabriel Valley Tribune August 31, 2014 Guest Columnist: Renford Reese, Ph.D. America has failed in its experiment with race. Our great founding fathers–George Washington, James […]
Does white elitism equal racism? Should the stupidity of some drive our cosmopolitan world into a sectarian one? How can we think and act towards any lack of respect to people based on their origin, complexion or religious creeds or lack thereoff? I open the floor to debate on how to best counteract the present cycle of intolerance.
We, Jews, have a special connection with the African-Americans. There is no doubt in my mind about this, although fewer Afro-Americans are now willing to agree about this connection. Pharaoh, Let my people go, We shall overcome…all these are songs that ring in our common psyche. We celebrate each year […]
The “Not Guilty” verdict made the Trayvon Martin case a double tragedy. Beyond the courtroom theatrics and the legalistic maneuvers within the past couple of weeks, the fact remains, an unarmed black teenager was proactively pursued and murdered and no one will be held accountable for this tragedy.
Of course this case was about race. For those focused solely on the law, the right verdict was rendered because the defense won the courtroom tug of war. According to the jury’s verdict, the prosecution could not prove Zimmerman’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
The Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA) Guest Columnist: Renford Reese, Ph.D. April 30, 2013 http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_23131553/42-great-legacy-jackie-robinson 42: The Great Legacy of Jackie Robinson A couple of years ago I was a commentator on the Biography Channel’s mini documentary on Jackie Robinson. This documentary captured only a snippet of my thoughts about Robinson’s […]
This is a bilingual post. La version française est plus bas dans ce texte. The Syrian people is dying of our indifference This sentence has been uttered at least 3 times last night during last night film viewing of the FIFDH Geneva Human Rights Film Festival. In her beautiful and […]
Professor Renford Reese reads Django as a metaphor for President Obama…I read Reese as a metaphor for a new generation of remarkable African American multiculturalists, a sunrise on another magnificent temple of enlightenment , thus my illustration at the end of the post. I added Alain Finkielkraut’s very harsh critique […]