Violence

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 […]

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Schools and Guns

What happened in that school in Broward County, Florida is horrific. My question was and has been since the mass school shooting epidemic erupted is why not metal detectors? Black and brown children in inner-city schools have been subjected to that, bag searches and more for at least a couple of decades. No one ever […]

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