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August 24, 2019

Black Lives Matter is a nice catch phrase and a great hashtag; but also, an empty slogan. An empty slogan pushed by a broad neoliberal agenda which consistently gives Black people emotive symbolic actions that generally does not yield any significant policy gains. Spec...

So here we are, a few days after another one of these horrific shootings. And one of the culprits, is yet another person with a white nationalist, anti-people of color / anti-immigrant Manifesto of some type. And of course, the calls for gun control happen, and on the...

July 6, 2019

Disclaimer: Before we get to it, let me be clear: I fully understand and appreciate the actuality that systemic and institutional White supremacy exist. That it is unfortunately, foundational in American society and history and has had a measurable negative affect that...

February 6, 2019

Liam Neeson, action star known from the “Taken” series as well as many other films, made a statement that shocked many of his fans. During an interview promoting his new film while speaking about a rape of a loved one he discussed his response to seek revenge:

“I went u...

January 7, 2019

There have been countless articles, books, symposiums and documentaries regarding the subject of “Mass Incarceration” and specifically regarding the disproportionate number of Black males incarcerated in the United States. Of course, these are very serious issues and s...

Anyone following social media is aware of the story of John Allen Chau, a young man from Vancouver, Washington who made a treacherous journey to the Andaman Islands in the India Ocean to try to share “the Gospel” to a remote tribe of people known as the Sentinelese. Th...