Listen Up

In the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, some of my conservative friends have posted stories about white people being attacked by black folks. They are almost always accompanied by the question of why these stories aren’t getting the amount of media attention that Trayvon Martin’s did. I find myself wondering if many of my progressive […]

Well, Hell

Yesterday, I wrote what I think isĀ one of my best posts ever. It was about hope and filled with all kinds of nifty, inspirational goodies guaranteed to make everyone feel better about the Zimmerman verdict. And, practically no one read it. Oh, a few people did and one, Diana, said it was good. But, she […]

Why?

On the evening of February 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin was watching a basketball game on television. During halftime, he decided to walk to nearby convenience store to get a snack. After purchasing an Arizona Iced Tea and a pack of Skittles, he was heading home. While talking to his girlfriend on his cell phone, he […]