Why is it so hard for some to see our humanity? I just don’t understand. Don’t get me wrong, I could give all sorts of intellectual answers around how such views developed, and particularly how pre-existing anti-black logic took a nasty turn on this side of the Atlantic in the 17th century. But those answersContinue reading “Jordan Davis and Unarmed Blackness”
Some of what we can do best with our given influences and voices (whether small or large) is allow it to become a platform for other important voices to be heard. Check this video out comprised of multiple voices and perspectives following the verdict and during the protest.
Overshadowed by the hype of Lebron’s decision to sign with the Miami Heat, was the verdict of a controversial case that took place 18 months ago in Oakland, CA. See here for more info on the case. At the end of the day, all this reminds me that we have not come too far fromContinue reading “Oscar Grant and 6% of the Population”