Defending Ours: Stephon Clark

As the news of Stephon Clark murder was being described last month, I envisioned it from an ominous viewpoint: a young Black male chilling in a backyard then all of a sudden his body is being riddled with bullets. I didnโ€™t post anything about Stephon; I just watched the story develop. Then last week on... Continue Reading →

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Silence and Violence

One week ago, activist, Brittany โ€œBreeโ€ Newsome scaled a pole and took down a Confederate battle flag in South Carolina. This is called civil disobedience but as child of 1990โ€™s hip hop, I call it, silence and violence. Those of the Fox News breed will say I am promoting negativity. NOPE, come here, let me... Continue Reading →

in the details: Ferguson II

  Koran Ado took it, Marc Lamont Hill wrote it, I'm sharing it: "Can't stop staring at this photo, taken by Koran Addo. It says so much about the current political moment. It reminds me of the courage and promise of young people, who are rewriting the scripts for social action and resistance. It also... Continue Reading →

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