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Month: July 2020

Asheville North Carolina Approves Reparations for Black Residents

Asheville North Carolina Council Approves Reparations for Black Residents By Allen Swanson.    Truth Matters NP                                         July 16, 2020 The City Council of Asheville, North Carolina, has unanimously voted to apologize for the city’s historic role in slavery, discrimination, and denial of basic liberties to Black residents.  It also voted to provide “reparations” in the …

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Health Disparities for Race and Ethnicity

Health Disparities for Race and Ethnicity On May 7, 2020, The Center for American Progress put out an article Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity in the United States.  The link to the full article follows this section of the article referring to Black Americans.  The content has been not been altered. African Americans or …

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Declaration of Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Below are the letter and declaration to be considered at the July 13th meeting of the New Providence Borough Council.  The letter and declaration will be considered during the correspondence portion of the meeting and will be open for comments during the public comments portion of the meeting. July 3, 2020 Borough of New Providence …

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Racism, White Responsibility to Me

Recently I wrote an article about what “white privilege to me.”  The article is available at the following link: https://lookingleftnj.com/wp-content/uploads/TMNP-Issue-10-Final-.pdf   As an extension of that article I am writing what I believe my responsibility is, in the fight to eliminate all forms of racism.  I do this from the perspective of being someone identified …

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