By John Cox
August 29, 2017
“All those folks worried about erasing history when Confederate monuments come down will be thrilled to learn about the existence of books.” – Jamil Smith, August 16
“All black Americans are born into a society which is determined—repeat, determined—that they shall never know the truth about themselves or their society.” – James Baldwin, “Black Power,” 1968 (in Baldwin, The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Essays...
(Too much to write about in one post)
Here are a few facts to consider while contemplating the events of recent days:
● Might as well confront this right away, since so many people are thinking about it: The ISIS murderers are “Muslims” to the same degree that King Leopold II, who you’ve probably never heard of, was a “Christian.” Leopold killed 10 million people. Others who called themselves Christians killed at least 100 million people in the 20th century....
Justice Delayed, Deferred, Denied: Injustice at The Hague
BY JOHN COX
May 2, 2016
Late last month — more than two decades after their crimes — the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found Radovan Karadžić, chief political leader of the Bosnian Serb nationalists during the wars and genocide of 1992-1995, guilty of war crimes and sentenced him to 40 years. It could be said that justice was delayed and deferred, if not outright denied....