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What Is Black Enough? Acting White?

What is being “black enough”? Is it based upon complexion?  Is it a question of heredity and genealogy, or culture and experience?  I have been mistaken for being Hispanic, Hawaiian, biracial, and even have been told that I… Read More

September 11th: What we should have learned, but probably didn’t

My heart goes out to everyone who suffered injuries and/or lost friends and family during the tragedies of September 11, 2001. It is pretty much impossible for me to even begin to imagine the type of pain, grief… Read More

The Killing Of Unarmed Black Men By White Police Officers Is Out Of The Box

I am sure that by now we have all heard the story of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and how he was unfortunately gunned down by Darren Wilson, a St. Louis County, Missouri  policeman, under murky circumstances.  As of this… Read More