John N. Mitchell
LeBron James, Muhammad Ali, China and ‘gotcha hypocrisy’ | John N. Mitchell
By: John N. Mitchell - October 23, 2019
One of the primary tools of those who continue to enjoy the benefits that systemic American racism affords them is “gotcha hypocrisy.” NBA superstar LeBron James is receiving an Ivy League-level education in it now. James, as you know, has supported Colin Kaepernick, who sacrificed his NFL career to bring attention to the injustices visited upon […]
After verdict, Philly bike courier’s family faces racial threats
By: John N. Mitchell - October 20, 2019
Found not guilty, Michael White and his family still endure racial threats on social media. Now they're talking about that experience.
Jury finds Black bicycle courier not guilty of manslaughter in Rittenhouse stabbing
By: John N. Mitchell - October 17, 2019
The defense argued that courier Michael White was just reacting in a split second to a threat from an older, larger, intoxicated man.
Penn Law students of color want ‘racist’ professor fired
By: John N. Mitchell - October 15, 2019
The protest follows the Penn Undergraduate Assembly's unanimous approval last week of a resolution calling on the university to fire professor Amy Wax.
Christine Coulter is the wrong choice for Philly’s top cop. Here’s why | John N. Mitchell
By: John N. Mitchell - October 4, 2019
Coulter's decision, years ago, to wear a t-shirt mocking the Rodney King beating is disqualifying - no matter how she tries to explain it away.