“I don’t understand. Bathrooms, schools, and water fountains aren’t segregated anymore. There aren’t any more lynchings. Jim Crow is a paragraph in a history book. I have never owned a slave. Is there even a problem?” I have heard a variation of this many times. It always hurts a little to hear. Anytime our … Continue reading Is There Even a Problem?
“Ok, I see there is a problem, but now what?” Whether it is the life expectancy of black males, mass incarceration, capital punishment, police brutality, privatization of prisons, or another racial injustice that breaks your heart the next logical question is, “How do I fix it?” I understand not everyone will decide to change their … Continue reading Now What?
FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25: Police officers in full tactical riot gear stand in formation outside the Ferguson police department a night after the riots and destruction that followed the announcement of the grand jury's decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown. (Photo by … Continue reading Season’s Greetings from Ferguson