The Sterling Situation

There have been so many articles written about this man in the last few days that it’s making my head spin trying to keep up with them. Then throw the Facebook newsfeed on top of that and all of the debate back and forth about each article that comes up. But in all of that, two…

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License to Kill: The Illusion of a Free and Democratic Society

I have a difficult time describing to people from other countries why I don’t love my country. Why I don’t uphold it to that same beacon of hope and social inclusion that it’s portrayed to be. Why I’d almost recommend that immigrants, especially of African descent, go to any other developed nation but ours, even…

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The benevolence of slavery?

“No portrayal of minority experience in the history which actually occurred shall obscure the experience or contributions of the Founding Fathers, or the majority of citizens, including those who reached positions of leadership.” History textbooks in US public schools have always been kind of a shit show. They like to frame slavery as a purely…

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Troy Davis Denied

The incredible act of injustice that’s going down right now, is just another horrendous reminder of how much we DO NOT live in a post-racial society; how fucked our justice system actually is.  I do not support the death penalty. I agree that some people (crazy ass mo/fos) need to be taken the hell out,…

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