To Honor Dr Martin Luther King Jr Remember Him Accurately

 

To Move Forward We Must Look Back @MissLori #MLKday

GUEST POST BY: Skyler Nash @SkyNsh, Post Grad and Exec Director of ProjectConscious.net

MLK Jr Day Speech Introducing Ava Duvernay’s movie Selma to Gould Academy

It’s funny how in death great figures seem to lose their controversy. [Read more…]

Honor Your Voting Rights Because We Aren’t There Yet

honor-your-voting-rights via @MissLori

 

People fought too hard to get the right to vote for you to throw it away. Your vote means something, all the way down the ballot. [Read more…]

Our Sorry Behavior Got Us Here, Now What

sorry does not cut it via @MissLoriI was paging through my old blog posts today looking for… I don’t even know what exactly; direction deeper meaning? Like so many people, I am feeling dazed and confused by the place our society is in, (Read the election, shootings, divisive social posts, broken education, locker room talk). This quicksand of hate and ignorance and.. you know, honestly, I don’t think words exist to accurately describe it.

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No debate, victims like Keith Lamont Scott need your outrage not your tears

 

During the Presidential Debate Donald Trump said, “African-Americans, Hispanics, are living in hell…you walk down the street you get shot.” But the real issue he failed to address is that many of those bullets are coming from police. [Read more…]

Terence Crutcher, Living and Dying While Black in America

Picture from Terence Crutcher Facebook Page

Picture from Terence Crutcher Facebook Page

Some scary things are happening in the news and your children aren’t immune to the negative imprinting. [Read more…]