My Review: The Sport of Kings

​Just finished C.E. Morgan’s The Sport of Kings and I am filled with many emotions. For one race plays a central role in the story from the fact that the author is a white woman to her writing about slavery and legacies of slavery (both for the descendants of the slave master and the descendants […]

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My Take: The People Vs OJ Simpson

Honestly after watching The People Vs OJ Simpson Johnnie Cochran was a brilliant lawyer  that was able to leverage the anger stemming from the acquittal in the Rodney King beating to his advantage (special shout out to Courtney B Vance). Regardless of how you felt about the case, Cochran used the media, the aftermath of […]

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Weekend Reader 12/7/14

Eric Garner  No Such Thing As Racial Profiling, Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker  What the Eric Garner Grand Jury Didn’t See, Amy Davidson, The New Yorker  If Eric Garner Were White, Peter Beinart, The Atlantic Gabrielle Union: Lack of Compassion About Eric Garner Makes Me Fear for My Family, Ryan Buxton, The Huffington Post The US Injustice System-or How […]

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Daily Digest 11/26/14

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 […]

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