Of all the grotesqueries of the Drumpf assault (one can hardly call it a campaign) the one that sickens me most is spokes-model Katrina Pierson
Katrina Pierson was born in Kansas to a white mother and a black father, and grew up with her mother in poverty. Her mother, who gave birth to her at age 15,initially gave her up for adoption, but later changed her mind.
Thus re-birthing a monster.
In 1997, at the age of 20, she was arrested for shoplifting, to which she pleaded no contest, received deferred adjudication, and, ultimately, a dismissal with the case sealed.Pierson reportedly took $168 in merchandise from a J. C. Penney store in Plano, Texas, and had her then three-month old son with her at the time of the incident. Pierson told authorities she needed the clothes for job interviews. Pierson says the incident helped turn her life around, showing her that mistakes often come with consequences.
Do Tell Michelle! One wonders what the consequences for Pierson will be one the Drumpf ballon goes Hindenburg
In 2006, Pierson earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Pierson had a three-month-long marriage at a young age that gave her a son. She and her son reside in Garland, Texas.
This month TCM is honoring the history of African-American cinema whose founding father is Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951)
While dealing with many aspects of African-American life the subject Micheaux returned to again and again was the plight of the light-skinned black, rejected by whites and held in suspicion by many blacks.
His films were sympathetic to their plight. But something tells me were he here today Micheaux would extend his sympathies to the perpetually “skin-lightening ” Katrina Pierson.
So sang the Queen of the Whiteners