How Section 8 became a slur

In the recent McKinney, Texas, pool fight that resulted in charges of police brutality and one police officer quitting the force, one of the slurs yelled by white residents included Section 8 housing. Here’s Vox’s take on what that means. And here’s the Washington Post’s Wonkblog, which contains this gem: In a broad sense, this …

McKinney, Texas = Progress?

Is this progress? A white cop pulls a gun on some black youth, and nobody gets killed and the cop is placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. And then he resigns. McKinney, y’all. “Sir, we just came for a birthday party. Please.” Listen to the kid who shot the video. And thanks, Leftover, for …