Archive for the ‘Public Policy’ Category



Recently I got to share some brief words with Complex.com on why third party voting isn’t what you’ve been told. […]

Black August 2016

August 1, 2016 · 0 Comments

It is a good thing to be here for another August, another Black August. Each year, I and many others, […]

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 […]

Recently, California Superior Court issued a ruling that gutted teacher tenure laws in the state. I was surprised /disturbed at […]

I had the honor of being featured on the Neighborhoods and Nations blog this week. The post is an interview […]

In President Obama’s last State of the Union address he said, “I’m reaching out to some of America’s leading foundations and corporations […]

Last week, I finally watched American Promise on PBS POV. American Promise follows two Black boys – Idris and Seun – […]

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

The Meaning of Mandela

December 15, 2013 · 0 Comments

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

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