The NFL’s New Rule Aims to Silence Voices of Dissent

The NFL’s New Rule Aims to Silence Voices of Dissent

Would women have the right to vote today if they were told by men to only protest inside their homes? Would African Americans have equal protection under the law if the civil rights movement was confined to the churches? Would farmers and migrant workers have just...
Resisting the Racist White Lives Matter Mobilization

Resisting the Racist White Lives Matter Mobilization

I wrestled with how to write about last weekend. It was exhausting, heartbreaking, weeks in planning, and ultimately successful; but what the hell does “success” mean when you’re talking about shutting down white supremacists and Nazis in 2017? It...
Martin Luther King Jr., Militarism, and Racism

Martin Luther King Jr., Militarism, and Racism

White supremacist society seems to only allow Martin Luther King, Jr. to be associated with a “dream.” A dreamer is discounted as naive, foolish, with head in the clouds and out of touch with reality.  We don’t call George Washington a dreamer. We...
National Day of Healing

National Day of Healing

Dear Friends: Today marks the beginning of a year in which individuals and organizations will concentrate on bringing about racial healing and transformation, work that is being engaged in even now as this nation struggles with her issues. The so-called “National Day...