SPLC and Trump

I have posted this story about the Southern Poverty Law Center but I wanted to do this again in light of the recent events at Charlottesville and the defense that Trump made for the white nationalist movement. It seems that the work of the Southern Poverty Law Center is more crucial than ever. The hate […]

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 […]