The Modern Day Slavery of Black Boys & Men

{Originally published on elephant journal here} Black men bear the brunt of racism in America today, as they have since the era of African American slavery. Despite the Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil Rights Movement, African Americans are still discriminated against today, both in school and in the so-called justice system. Statistics from a 2015…… Continue reading The Modern Day Slavery of Black Boys & Men

Stop the Palinsanity.

“All violence is the result of people tricking themselves into believing that their pain derives from other people and that consequently those people deserve to be punished.” ~Marshall Rosenberg {Read this on Elephant Journal.} Wouldn’t our lives be easier if Sarah Palin was single-handedly responsible for the atrocities in Arizona yesterday? She was not. Obviously.…… Continue reading Stop the Palinsanity.