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 […]


Some would call it genocide: Killed by cops a leading cause of death for black men

http://www.latimes.com/science/story/2019-08-15/police-shootings-are-a-leading-cause-of-death-for-black-men This piece by Los Angeles Times staff writer, Amina Kahn, raises serious questions about how we might characterize the actions of U.S. authorities at all levels of government toward black, brown and native people. Here is how the United Nations defines the term “genocide” Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of […]


Queen Serena and Crown Princess Naomi

Yesterday’s women’s singles final at the U.S. Tennis Open was epic on many levels. The game was a brilliant display of mastery–technical, physical and psychological by Osaka with momentary flashes of the same by Serena. Fans also witnessed another monumental moment in tennis in yesterday’s championship match. With all eyes on her, Serena stunned spectators […]