So I just read a report by the Washington Post that essential questions the entire Black Lives Matter Movement based on the DOJ report that investigated if Officer Wilson violated Mike Brown’s civil rights. Now the report did not charge Wilson and some people are so happy at this fact saying that protestors were “idiots […]Read more "Mike Brown’s Life STILL Matters"
This year has been a roller coaster no just because of all that I have accomplished but because of all that has happened in our world. I started 2014 knowing that I would graduate from college and hopefully make it to a PhD history program. I did not know that I would have the opportunity […]Read more "2014: A Year in Review"
Don’t worry I am not disclosing anything about the case, which I barely remember. Jury duty has become the scorn of many for its inconvenience in our lives but it is a requirement that all US citizens have the privilege to participate in. The concept of being judged by ones peers is very noble but […]Read more "What my First Time on Jury Duty Taught me about the Law and Race in America"
While I was in the crowd my emotions raged war within. I was afraid to say the chants because of fear that I would get angry and then not be able to do something and start to cry. I was confused because last Summer was the 50th year anniversary of the March on Washington, this Summer marked the 50th year anniversary of Freedom Summer, and 4 days ago (Dec. 1) was the day 59 years ago when Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and lit the fire that would launch the 381 day Montgomery Bus Boycott. I was confused because why was I marching? Why are WE still marching for people to realize racism is real?Read more "About Last Night"
why are we putting the victim on trial when he is dead and there will never be a case to determine how he should be tried for what allegedly occurred in the storeRead more "What was in Joe Scarbourough’s coffee this morning because he was spewing pure foolishness??"
Some of the most insightful articles I came across today: Cory Booker wrote a Column about Rodney King in 1992. It’s a Perfect Response to Ferguson, Libby Nelson, Vox Organizing Fergusons, Keeanga-Tamahtta Taylor, Jacobin How Note to Use a Grand Jury, Jeffery Toobin, The New Yorker Why Ferguson Burns, The Editors, The Nation Barack Obama, Ferguson, and Racial […]Read more "Daily Digest 11/26/14"
I had work to do today for school but my activist side took over today and I have spent the day consuming reports and articles on what happened last night. In order for us to move forward we need to reevaluate what really to try to figure out how to attack this ever evolving structural […]Read more "A Post No Indictment Article Reader for 11/25/14"