Archive for the ‘Whiteness’ Category



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

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 […]

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 […]

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

Suburban School Inequality

September 30, 2010 · 6 Comments

For the past few years, I have been diligently working on issues of inequality in well-resourced school settings. My book […]

Yesterday the NYTimes ran an interesting Op-Ed piece on Charter Schools by Charles Murray entitled, “Why Charter Schools Fail the Test.” I read through it quickly and thought it to be arguing two main things: standardized tests were weak measures and that school choice was a democratic right. Sounds agreeable, right? But why was this written by Charles Murray author of the thinly veiled racist polemic The Bell Curve?

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.

A Re-Post Jewel Woods’ article on Sarah Palin and Men’s votes from Alternet.org.

Yesterday Outgoing President George W. Bush gave a speech on the market at the Manhattan Institute, this is probably my […]