Archive for the ‘Ancestors’ Category

I recently had the honor of being featured in Huffington Post’s Science in their exploration of “the science of racism.” While […]

Getting to Unity in 2014/5

December 26, 2014 · 0 Comments

I’m going to try to make this very brief for a few reasons: 1) Baby love is sleeping 2) I’m […]

Can you breathe?

December 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Can you breathe? Reflections on Non-Indictments, Activism and Black Life There isn’t enough ink to express our pain. Day after […]

I was honored to be invited to share a reflection on the passing of Amiri Baraka. His work and the […]

On Monday January 20th, I have the honor of keynoting the 24th Annual Morehouse Manhattan Alumni Association’s MLK Day Awards […]

The Meaning of Mandela

December 15, 2013 · 0 Comments

The passing of Nelson Mandela has stirred emotion around the globe. Recently, invited me to share my thoughts on […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … Kwanzaa! No, I’m serious! I’ve come to cherish Kwanzaa as an occasion to […]

The arrest and charging of George Zimmerman can be the start of a movement for justice or it can be […]

This past week, the world lost a giant intellect and talent. Gil Noble, one of the architects of critical Black […]

At the close of each Black History Month I often feel a profound sense of loss. This feeling is not […]