Archive for the ‘Conservatism’ Category



It seems every few years I’m struck with a similar dilemma, in a time of disaster relief, where and to [...]

America has entered new territory when it comes to issues of sexual diversity: “Toleranceville.”  Never heard of it? Sure you [...]

Sixty four schools will likely close in Philadelphia. New York is aiming at closing forty seven schools this year, down from [...]

Over the past few years it’s come in vogue to make the statement, “I’m not homophobic. I’m not afraid of [...]

(Mis)Reading Malcolm

October 29, 2010 · 12 Comments

“All the real OGs, I’m a solider cause you told me study Malcolm, Garvey, Huey/ Study Malcolm, Garvey, Huey, their life [...]

Last week, I had the pleasure of being on NPR’s Tell Me More with host Michel Martin to discuss the [...]

For a few years now, Michael Steele has been trying to meet me on Beat Street by being more “Hip-Hop” [...]

The term racial profiling has been part of my vocabulary and reality for nearly 15 years now, but it shouldn’t [...]

So for the past few years I’ve been jousting with my family and loved ones around the issue of same [...]

The recent death of Chris Jones, attributed to a gang in suburbia has sparked more hysteria about the violence, gangs, and most importantly race without mentioning race.