Activism

Battle for Fairness: Progressive Prosecutors Under Fire

Once elected, criminal justice reformers face nasty attacks. By Rashad Robinson http://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/opinion/george-floyd-prosecutors.html “District attorneys elected to carry out progressive policies over the last five years have been met with resistance from police departments and unions, as well as from judges, lawmakers and even some corporations. They have used their power to prevent these prosecutors from doing […]

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Modern Black History: “Miss Virginia” a story about the power of being sick and tired

http://www.missvirginiamovie.com/about Modern black history circa 2003-2004. “Miss Virginia” is the story of the power of people. It is about the power that being sick and tired of being sick and tired can generate and how that power led to positive change for students in the Washington, D.C. school district. Good movie. Great message. (Yes, the […]

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On black history and momentum

P-MV. This is the formula for momentum. Momentum(P) = (m)mass x (v)velocity. Black history is our history–not someone else’s. We are responsible for preserving and lifting up our story. It is our story to tell, and it is our individual and collective responsibility to know, own and share it. We have depended on others to […]

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