It’s time for progressives to pull up their big boy pants and save American democracy.
With the nomination of Donald Trump, the Republican Party has fully embraced white nationalism. This means it is a party that can’t be saved.
A dancefloor became a place of mourning, compassion and defiance.
Will a third-party alternative to the GOP win? Nope. But that’s not why there needs to be an alternative.
Remembering Prince, the artist that made it okay for Black people to be weird.
More on what’s going on in Flint from OT Flint Native Dennis Sanders.
Right of center media is silent on the Flint Water Crisis. Do they have nothing to say?
In Flint, Michigan many are blaming the state and Governor Rick Snyder for the recent water crisis where lead was found in the water supply. But the story is not so simple.
The Force Awakens is a great, new story wrapped in a warm blanket of nostalgia.
I was laid off twice in 2 years. Did race have anything to do with it?
Bill Cosby was a big part of my growing up. So, when you start to hear accusations it is not easy to believe them. Because to believe them means that this person who made you laugh and made you feel proud to be an African American was a monster.
It’s way past time for rank and file Republicans who are gay supportive to speak up.
An African American thinks actions matter more than a flag.
Dennis Sanders is having a hard time hearing the tiny violins coming from social conservatives.
Dennis Sanders thinks the ongoing debate in Indiana is about LGBT rights, religious liberty and about the times we live in.
I used to think Target was way cooler than it’s rival Walmart. I don’t think that way anymore.
Dennis Sanders shares his thoughts on the recently released “Torture Report.”
Dennis Sanders notes most white conservatives are not racist, but most are clueless. It’s time for them to keep quiet and listen to the frustrations of African Americans before they open their mouths.
Dennis Sanders notes that for a short time, there was an animated series based on comic book characters that was as intense and real as any live action drama. It was acclaimed by critics and fans alike. So of course, DC Comics had to kill it.
The 2022 Winter Olympics could take place in Dictatorship A or Dictatorship B. Dennis Sanders explains how the International Olympic Committee got itself in this mess.
Yes, the name of the Washington, DC football team should be retired. Dennis Sanders wonders if being right can be held in tension with being respectful.
The Adrian Peterson case brings up conflicting emotions in Dennis Sanders as he reflects on corporal punishment and race.
Dennis Sanders shares an episode of This American Life that everyone interested in education should listen to. This is the story of East Ramapo in New York State.
Dennis Sanders share random throughts about Ferguson, MO and race relations.
Dennis Sanders takes a second look at his infamous hometown.
Dennis Sanders wonders why Republicans have become so rigid when it comes to immigration.
I’m glad to hear of Republicans willing to speak out against Brownback’s radicalism. But I think the news from the Republican 100 is not as encouraging on a second look.
A gay blogger learns that reforming the GOP means focusing on bread and butter issues first, social issues second.
I ask conservatives to start to learn about being transgender. And don’t worry if you don’t understand all of it- what matters more is to care for these people- even if it doesn’t make any damn sense.
Why does high speed internet in the US function like the phone company circa 1972?
Two recent events show that we are not good at accepting diversity in all its forms.
I love Science Fiction television, except when the show is cancelled. This is the story of a geek mourning the end of a beloved series.
Those of us in favor of same sex marriage have won. But how do we live with those who are the losers?
Michael Sam’s decision to come out is big for pro sports. It’s even bigger to a forgotten segment of society: black gay males.
The reason the GOP should pass an immigration bill is for its long-term viability. The party isn’t going anywhere any time soon, but the numbers show that relying solely on the white vote will make it harder to win the White House and Congress, not easier.
People with Aspergers might appear to not be interested in friendship, but the reality is we really desire them. The problem is that we don’t know how to do it and relationships bring a lot of stress to us because we are constantly guessing how to act and fearful we will make a mistake.