race relations

Natural disasters are not the mechanism in which to test, analyze and judge race relations. More importantly, it’s not only irresponsible and disrespectful to use something as catastrophic and traumatic as Hurricane Harvey to use as a referendum that we’re moving past our divisions and differences to a post-racial utopia, but it’s downright irresponsible and […]

All eyes on Orenthal James Simpson again today as he faces a parole board, who will ultimately determine if he will be set free this coming October after serving the minimum 9 years of his current armed robbery case. The once-upon-a-time football hero, turned infamous alleged double killer is once again in the limelight as […]

As Bill Cosby’s trial for drugging and molesting a woman gets underway, some serious questions are being raised about the role of race in jury selection proceedings. The current pool of 11 jurors only contains one black woman. While two black women have been dismissed by prosecutors, they gave compelling reasons as to why, which […]

The 5th anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s untimely death is fast approaching, and with it, we all should think about how the seminal event brought the issue of civil rights back into the forefront and the intended and unintended consequences. With all of the controversy surrounding the case and the subsequent acquittal of Martin’s shooter, George […]


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