Category Archives: Race

Are you Professor Xavier or Magneto?

Before last week, everyone and their mother had weighed in on NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest police brutality, by kneeling during the national anthem during the 2016 season. Many welcomed Kaepernick’s peaceful protest as a bold and necessary … Continue reading

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I Want To Be Where The Racists Are

We are in racially tense times to say the least. We are in an election year where a major political party is about to nominate a presidential candidate (“He who must not be named”) that has suggested that Mexican immigrants … Continue reading

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Is Mass Incarceration A Myth?

In the current dust up over criminal justice reform, I see a deeper story of how our flaws as human beings keep us from realizing racial equality. Bill Clinton seems to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. … Continue reading

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Do #BlackVotesMatter?

  While it’s utterly disappointing to see another innocent Black teen being arrested, it spurred an important political discussion about why Republicans can’t get Blacks to vote for them. As Roland Martin points out, Republicans don’t address issues that matter to … Continue reading

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The Toughest Part of the Gospel

 “SMH” or “shaking my head” is a common phrase used in social media these days. As ill-equipped as it is in capturing my feelings when I heard of what Dylan Roof had allegedly done, all I could do was shake … Continue reading

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If You Want To Prevent Another Baltimore Riot, Read This

It’s time for something radically different. In the past year we’ve had violent protests and riots that have been set off by the civil unrest between Blacks and the police. Many people have rightly recognized that the riotous behavior is … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here?

With all the emotions surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown by Police Officer Darren Wilson and the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict, it’s been very difficult to gather my thoughts into a coherent response. I view this tragedy … Continue reading

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Ben Affleck Shows Us America’s Problem

Actor, director and all around superstar Ben Affleck made an appearance on the latest episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher”, which aired last Friday. One segment of the show is getting a lot of attention. In the segment host Bill … Continue reading

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Where Are You Dr. King?

It happened, again. Another incident which, on its face, looks like the latest example of police brutality against a person of color. This time it was in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. On August 9th, 2014 Michael Brown, an unarmed … Continue reading

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Mark Cuban A Racist?

Mark Cuban is the outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Cuban, who’s certainly not a stranger to controversial statements, is under fire because of comments he made during a recent interview. In admitting that he is prejudiced in some ways, Cuban stated … Continue reading

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