Author Archives: Royce Lerwick

About Royce Lerwick

I have a lot to say about a lot of things. This is probably because I have a brain the size of a small planet. To prevent my cranium from exploding from the sheer mass of intelligence it is forced to contain, I am compelled to spew it somewhere. This is where I have chosen to spew it. My apologies. Get over it. Move on.

Hands Up Don’t Shoot, Oregon Style

About a month previous to this writing, there was a horrible armed rebellion out in the toolie-weeds of Oregon. Or so to this day, has that story been sold to us by the media. The fact that they have guns … Continue reading

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Justice in Baltimore: Where’s Whitey?

What’s going on in Baltimore? It’s a show trial. Right now it’s Marilyn Mosby’s fifteen minutes of fame. Mosby is married to Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby, who represents areas of West Baltimore where riots erupted earlier this week. The … Continue reading

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The Curious Story of Tamir Rice

On November 22, 2014. 12-year-old Tamir Rice was hanging around a public park with what looked exactly like a semi-automatic pistol. As people walked by, he would stroll up and shove it in their faces and threaten to shoot them, … Continue reading

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If the Cops Have to Come and Get You…

The “Nigga Moment.” It still fascinates me. But keep in mind I’m not so much taking a position on these sorts of racial issues, as just free-styling an historical and sociological background in which to evaluate them. The latest spinoff of the pop saga … Continue reading

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Do the Wrong Thing Part Three: Spike Lee–Head Nigga in Charge

It was Rachel Jeantel, the prosecution’s star witness against George Zimmerman, who has given me, even as a plain dumb white guy, complete permission to use the terminology, “Nigga.” She asserts it has absolutely no racial or negative connotations whatsoever. And … Continue reading

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Do the Wrong Thing Part Two: Legend of the Gentle Giant

In 1967, the “black community” burned down Newark New Jersey, because they thought some white cops had roughed up and arrested a black taxi cab driver for illegally passing them. The cops were not at all kind to this offender. … Continue reading

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Do the Wrong Thing Part One

So where’s Trayvon Martin and his posse now? Unfortunately, the only one of that crew we can account for is poor Trayvon himself. The rest of them took the money and ran with it. Where’d they run? Well, off to … Continue reading

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