Archive for the ‘Sociology’ Category



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, […]

So the internet is a peculiar place. Some days you’ll find everything you need, other days you’ll search low and […]

I was recently interviewed by Rose Hackmen for the Guardian on their story about the McKinney Pool incident. In the […]

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 […]

After many years of research and writing, my first book, Inequality in the Promised Land: Race, Resources and Suburban Schooling […]

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 […]