Another day, another police- involved shooting of an African American

I don’t know what to say or even where to begin.  I am tired of seeing Dr. King quotes about the meaning of a riot and the power of love on social media.  Don’t ask me, “Where do we go from here?” because I don’t know.  I am also not in the mood for questions. […]

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When I say, “Police Brutality”

African and European Americans, those socially colored black and white, have different perspectives.  That’s not the problem or even a problem.  The problem comes in when race is included in the conversation.  Because race says that only one side of the story is credible.  Race says, “White is right.” There have been lots of conversations […]

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All Lives Matter?

  History is repeating itself right before our eyes and we cannot look away.  Now is not the time to bury our heads in the sand or to take a sick day.  We need to show up with our story and perspective ready to share and ready to accept the story of another.  All ears on […]

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Freddie Gray: One Year Later

Many are asking what has changed one year after the senseless death of Freddie Gray. One year ago, the 21 year old man died after suffering a severed spinal cord after what has been described as “a wild ride” in the back of a police van.  The city of Baltimore burned before our eyes and today, […]

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Hung jury may lead to hanging heads

The first to be tried in the untimely and tragic death of Mr. Freddie Gray, Baltimore police officer William Porter, leaves the courtroom and dumfounds some.  The mistrial is being described as a miscarriage of justice, a missed opportunity and even a misunderstanding.  There are those who believe that while it is unfortunate, no crime […]

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