“I can keep you safe.”

After being stopped by police, tragedy unfolded. Philando Castile, a public school employee from St. Paul, MN was pulled over for a broken tail light. His last moments alive were captured by fiancé, Diamond Reynolds as she streamed live to Facebook. Countless internet users watched helplessly. The images burned into their minds. Many were moved to tears as…

The Compassion of America

What allows a human being to be desensitized to the plight of Black America? To be unconcerned with the executions of innocent children? It’s hard for me to know how to combat complacency because I’m not nor am I around anyone who is complacent. I need to speak with those who are not enraged with race relations…

November 9th by @NinaBrav

Guest Blogger: Nina Brav Introduction by Nina Brav: My sister is beautiful. She is smart and brilliant, she is kind and giving. Not as witty or sarcastic as my brother or me but perfectly fun to tease. She is serious and carefree, silly and compassionate. This morning she was broken. I was in a bar…

Make it a better world for…

Prayers to the family of Eric Garner. As a woman, I look at cases like this & think, ‘Is this the kind of world I want for my future children’? And the answer is a vehement “No”. I, a single woman, with no plans for children in the immediate future, am already thinking of how…