Archive for the ‘Food for Thought’ Category



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

As I climbed the subway stairs on an unusually warm and sunny Spring day, I saw the shadows of two […]

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

“There’s a war going on outside no man is safe from, you could run but you can’t hide forever.” These […]

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

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

Every Black History Month there are a slew of pieces on why the month is irrelevant, unnecessary, etc. This is […]

My twitter profile reads, “Scholar, author, hater of Drake.” Of all the things on that profile “hater of Drake” is […]

A few days before Christmas 2011, Nike re-released the Concord Jordans to wild fanfare. As a rash of people lined […]

For days, months, and years family and friends of Troy Davis have been praying that his execution would not occur. […]