Tagged “mike brown”
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.
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.
Damon's latest for EBONY on the similarities between Ray Rice defenders and the people defending George Zimmerman and Darren Wilson
Watch John Oliver's take on Ferguson, Missouri, via his show, Last Week Tonight.
The happenings in Ferguson have taught us a few things. And all of them are what not to do.
J. Cole released a song expressing his feelings about what's happening in Ferguson, Missouri. #RIPMikeBrown
It's all about that belief an uncomfortably large segment of the population holds, that all Michael Browns -- all Black men and women -- are potential Supercriminals who need to be stopped.
It would have felt better to hear an angrier, a more fed up, a more outraged President today.
This is Ferguson, Missouri, but this could happen in Pittsburgh and DC and Chicago and Portland and wherever you're reading this from.
No one cared you thought Robin Williams was an overrated hack last week, so why use his death as an opportunity to share an opinion no one gives a damn about right now? Because you want to annoy, that's why.
Being Black and loving Black people is kind of like loving soldiers who go off to war, except the war is here.
I wish I was writing to you from a place charged with an impassioned call to arms. I want nothing more than to have the answers. Or even just the right questions. But I'm empty-handed. And numb.