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What will be our collective role in the coming year? When Trump first came down the escalator and spoke June 2015, the madding crowd roared, cheered, sounding like an 18th Century lynching or a Super Bowl in action. I immediately thought that Trump could win the nomination. And when he spoke derisively of Mexicans and …
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As a follow-on to “Dear White America,” please review the 5 min 17 sec video at: http://eji.org/videos/racial-terror-lynching-america-animated. The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) suggests viewing it as one way to start talking about Racial Equity. And that’s because one of our top hindrances is not knowing antecedent events that inform our current thinking/mindset. Once you view …
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I just responded to a tweet about a Black woman dying while in police custody. I always wonder why so many Blacks end up dead while in police custody. Black skin has a bullhorn, and it speaks in extremely loud voices; it draws negative attention, triggering hatred, violence, often death. It can’t help it. The …
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We’re Not as Exceptional as We Think Imagine a little boy watching his pregnant mother pushed to the ground by a tobacco-chewing, White row-walker, on a plantation in the Mississippi Delta. We’ll return to the plantation later.   Right now, I am furious. And I write this blog with rage and revulsion. I am distressed …
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The Caw for Racial Justice Murder, murder is in the air, Murder, murder is everywhere, Murder here, murder there, Social Justice, do you care? “In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.” ― Toni Morrison The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because …
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This is my very first blog and as a social justice junkie I just wanted to open with a little food for thought. As a nation, I believe we need to think about our thinking, our worldview, our behavior, and survivability. So, here goes. When it comes to social justice, just where are we headed? We …
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