COVID-19 and the response mitigation strategies are disproportionately impacting our minority communities. Those of us who find ourselves inconvenienced only by the grocery store being out of bread, the lack of televised sports, and being forced to wear a mask (the privileged) should take notice of those among us teetering on the brink of homelessness. … Continue reading COVID-19 is Destroying Minority Communities
On September 16, 2018 a white Dallas Police Officer, Amber Guyger ended her 13-hour tour of duty and went home like every other day. When she got home she took the elevator to her floor. She found her door and discovered the door wasn’t latched or locked as she had left it prior to her … Continue reading Brandt Jean: How a Hug Divided America.
“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?