Barking In The Dark

When Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican candidate for President of these United States, says let’s “make America great again” he knows that what his audience actually hears is; let’s get back to the time when there were whites only drinking fountains, blacks had to ride in the back of the bus and schools were segregated. And, certainly a time when there “weren’t no uppity niggra” in The White House.

Surely, all these old blindingly cruel ways will not, cannot, be brought back – let us hope. But, this is what he knows his audience knows was a “better” time in America.

A time when “gays” and other “deviants” were warned to keep it, and themselves, to themselves and, in too many instances, were attacked, beaten and sometimes killed. A time when a middle-class interracial couple may as well have worn a flashing sign that said “spit on us.”

A time…

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