Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas

                  I am sick of the killings. I don’t want black men shot in the streets. I don’t want cops shot by a sniper. I don’t want children shot in schools. I do not want any of this. When I began writing this blog entry only the Baton Rouge and Falcon Heights shootings had […]

Reflections on the ReclaimMLK March in Philadelphia

The march on January 19th drew an energized crowd of thousands to the streets of Philadelphia. The march had three key goals: an end to stop and frisk in Philadelphia, a focus on raising the minimum wage to $15.00, and the demand for fully funded democratically controlled local school systems. Some of the encouraging things […]