June 8, 2020

Chokehold Choke + Hold Hold + Choke A Knee to the Throat ? + ? These words, and their combinations, flashed across our screens, news cameras, and even print news in droves this week. It’s about time. Talking about time, in 1963, James Baldwin wrote about the murder of a middle-age woman in at the […]

Opinion: Question the Why, then Understand it

June 1, 2020

As a person that grew up in a modest middle-class home in Memphis, I was never short on anything I needed. Whether it was support from my mom despite her working two jobs along with my grandmother or the fact that I had name brand clothes and shoes, I don’t ever recall a time in […]

BREAKING: Derek Chauvin Arrested for Killing George Floyd in Minneapolis, as Protests Spread to New Orleans

May 29, 2020

Four days after publicly killing George Floyd, on Friday, May 29, Officer Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department was taken into police custody.  Chauvin was captured on camera with his knee across Floyd’s neck, as he pleaded for eight minutes and eventually died. Floyd was being detained for suspected forgery, but recent video showed […]

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