Tag Archives: race

Black in the Day…

The use of a DNA trace/ To reconstruct Cheddar Man’s face/ Shows Britons were black/ 10,000 years back,/ Which challenges concepts of race./// The use of a DNA traceTo reconstruct Cheddar Man's faceShows Britons were black10,000 years back,Which challenges concepts … Continue reading

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Basket Case

  There was an old basketball dad/ Who got Donald Trump a bit mad:/ “LaVar seems to doubt/ I got his son out”,/ Cried POTUS. “Ungrateful. Bad! Sad!”/// http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-father-ucla-player-spar-arrest-china/story?id=51274885 There was an old basketball dadWho got Donald Trump a bit … Continue reading

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Who Pardoned the Sheriff?

A sheriff in public disgrace/ For basing detentions on race/ Was given a pardon/ So Donald could harden/ His alt-white supremacist base./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41058851 A sheriff in public disgraceFor basing detentions on raceWas given a pardonSo Donald could hardenHis alt-white supremacist … Continue reading

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Rachel Discrimination?

A woman presenting as black/ Is getting a whole lot of flak/ Her parents say Rachel/ Was never biracial/ And they knew her quite a way back./// http://edition.cnn.com/2015/06/12/us/washington-spokane-naacp-rachel-dolezal-identity/ A woman presenting as black Is getting a whole lot of flak Her parents … Continue reading

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St Louis Blues

The news that a cop in Missouri/ Is not to be charged by a jury/ For having shot down/ Unarmed Michael Brown/ Has led to explosions of fury./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-30190224 The news that a cop in Missouri Is not to be charged by … Continue reading

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Grieve Comes to Grief

The minister Dominic Grieve/ Who yesterday seemed to believe/ Corruption was Asian/ Upon cogitation/ Now gives Pakistan a reprieve. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25072685 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/404383057119281152

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Starkey raving

Historian David R #Starkey/An expert in Tudor hierarchy/Says Enoch was right/And black=white/He comes out with some right old malarky. http://www.metro.co.uk/news/872277-historian-david-starkey-faces-backlash-over-racist-riots-remarks

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