Why we won’t wait: A younger generation takes the lead in protest after George Floyd’s death

Division is not unusual for Americans; we have always been united in name only.  In 1968, this was certainly true. No surprise there. A 2016 Center for Public Opinion Research article looked back at 1968 and specifically the Chicago Democratic convention when Democrats had a three-way split over who would become their nominee.  This convention […]

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Selah

Diversity training won’t fix this.  Carefully crafted apologies are absurd.  Protests and candle light vigils miss the point and the greater need.  I don’t want to hold hands and sing of what will be.  I don’t want to reenact it, create a choreography that walks in his footsteps. And justice is not the word.  I’ll […]

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Trayvon Martin: When Clothing Becomes Criminal

Trayvon Martin. I can’t seem to stop thinking about him and neither can millions of people across the United States and around the world.  The President of the United States of America said, “If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon Martin,” the members of the Miami Heat, Marian Wright Edelman of the […]

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