Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category



At the close of January I was honored to write an Op-Ed piece for the Detroit News. During my time […]

Molly Madness (Remix)

February 21, 2013 · 0 Comments

What you’re about to read is an extended version of “Molly Madness” which I wrote for Ebony.com. They edited and produced […]

I have to admit, until recently I didn’t really know who Chief Keef was. I recognized his name from the […]

If you’re not familiar with Thomas Friedman, you are probably familiar with his arguments in “The World is Flat” which […]

On Thursday July 26, 2012 President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order creating the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for […]

A sacred space is disappearing from our communities with too little fanfare: the Black bookstore. Recently, one of the largest […]

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

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 […]

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