Tagged: civil rights movement

feelings

In Public, Your Feelings Are Worth Squat

  Your personal space ends where my nose begins. No one is marching into homes initiating conversations about things citizens don’t like. Outside the realm of your property, your level of “butthurt” (these kids) over other people’s choices matters not. Things are changing due to social media and everyone’s feelings...

mlk

MLK: Daring People To Improve Things

In times of difficulty and despair, when a cloud hangs over a nation and its citizens cling to one another, it’s easy to recall Martin Luther King Jr.’s sagacious words: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”...

law enforcement

Blacks and Law Enforcement: A History

  There seems to be an idea that activists and protesters against brutality are either pointing to a select few recent incidents or are looking at incidents and “racializing” them. I believe this disconnect is due to a lack of understanding of the history between law enforcement and the black...