Month: June 2014

Orange is the New Black, Brown and Green

Just finished “binge watching” the second season of “Orange is the New Black.” It is a finely crafted tapestry of social commentary, policy analysis, realism, questioning of generally accepted stereotypes, morality, and humanity–this series weaves this issues together into an entertaining dark comedy. It is a provocative body of work that should make us all […]


Immigrant Detention: Modern Day Slavery

Slavery is not dead. Last Sunday, Melissa Harris-Perry @MHP took viewers on a journey places where enslavement lives in the shadows and its threat controls people through fear. “Thousands of immigrants, locked up at federal detention centers for sometimes no more than a status offense, are being put to work at the detention facilities for […]