It's a perpetual state of ambiguity and ambivalence. Of dual consciousness and cognitive dissonance. Of cursing it and cheering for it within the same breath.
Unlike Eric Garner and unlike Freddie Gray, we can breathe. Breathing is just a lot harder to do these days.
The police isn't a department store you can just decide to stop shopping in or a Facebook friend you can block. They are not going anywhere.
King Kendrick came through
Kendrick Lamar made some comments in Billboard magazine that rubbed some folks the wrong way. He's a rapper though, so, ya know.
We're bringing knives to gunfights, trying to win 2014 battles with 1963 tools.
Five members of the St. Louis Rams showed support for the protests in Ferguson and around the country. Now some St. Louis Police officers want an apology. Because of course they do.
In defense of the defenseless argument
Who and/or what are you thankful for this year?
Joke's on us, apparently
Trayvon Martin yesterday. Michael Brown today
The stench of racism -- of assuming that a Black person doesn't belong just because they're Black -- extends past our shores, and we'd be foolish to assume otherwise
This cop assumed that because of the color of my skin I was in some kind of secret club that snickers and trades racist jokes. When he saw my reaction then he realized I wasn’t