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View From Here:  2015 – A Stress on Spirit and Planet

View From Here: 2015 – A Stress on Spirit and Planet

🕔19:43, 31.Dec 2015

By David Mark Greaves This has been an exhausting year for the national psyche. Globally, there are the international terrorists, the relatively minuscule number of Muslims causing a distorted perception of followers of a religious faith by wreaking sudden death

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The View From Here: Trump Supporters Have Dark Roots

The View From Here: Trump Supporters Have Dark Roots

🕔19:07, 10.Dec 2015

By David Mark Greaves The demagogue at the dais, the adoring crowd at his feet, these are scenes I thought were consigned to archival newsreels, but what should be in grainy black and white is in high definition color and

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View From Here: Young Hope, Middle Age Despair & Rep. Presidential Candidates

🕔09:16, 14.Nov 2015

By David Mark Greaves Protesters against racial harassment at the University of Missouri, including the “nail-in-the-coffin” threat by the black players of the football team not to play, have caused the president of the college to resign and the chancellor

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View From Here:  America Awakens to Racism, Now What?

View From Here: America Awakens to Racism, Now What?

🕔12:36, 23.Jul 2015

By David Mark Greaves I read where the nation is said to be finally awakening to how racism is entwined in its fabric and this is a good thing, because I’ve been looking at the carnage for all of my

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves:  Senator Elizabeth Warren for President

View From Here By David Mark Greaves: Senator Elizabeth Warren for President

🕔11:18, 19.Dec 2014

Commentators are beginning to notice the coming together of the movement against inequality and the huge turnout of whites in police brutality protests taking place across the country, that are increasingly becoming anti-racist and ant-White Supremacy. There has been a

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The View From Here:   Actions By Police Nothing New

The View From Here: Actions By Police Nothing New

🕔10:48, 8.Aug 2014

by David Mark Greaves The pundit denial of the behavior some European-Americans have toward those who are visibly of African heritage is always astonishing to see. “It wasn’t racism because the Supervising Sergeant was an African-American woman,” they cry in

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View From Here: Immigration

View From Here: Immigration

🕔20:30, 25.Jul 2014

The crisis of illegal immigrant young people at the southern U.S. border is not as far away as you might think. CNN reports that Chris Cabrera, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council in the Rio Grande Valley, a

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View From Here …… Living in Difficult Times

View From Here …… Living in Difficult Times

🕔12:53, 5.Jul 2014

By David Mark Greaves There is a national disaster happening right now in Black communities across the country and it should not be left to the kindness of strangers from well-meaning organizations or the tepid response from government to repair

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The View From Here

The View From Here

🕔10:55, 6.Jun 2014

Hate Crime According to the reporting of Bernice Green and Stephen Witt in this issue, there were over 10 properties defaced with graffiti in Clinton Hill, of which nine were African-American-owned.   This may be simply by chance, like flipping a

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View From Here

View From Here

🕔13:46, 13.May 2014

    ■ By David Mark Greaves   Mother’s Day There will be a moment around every Mother’s Day table this year when hearts will go to the agony of this Mother’s Day in Nigeria for the hundreds of women

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