Race and Fear

I’ve written very little on the matter of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman because it’s far too complex to button hole either person into the extremes I read about every day online. But this article had some thoughts I resonated with. This thought in particular: Fear is not a complex human emotion—it’s a primal one.Continue reading “Race and Fear”

An Honest Conversation from the President

President Obama gave some very personal thoughts on how African American men feel things in America. After reading books like The New Jim Crow and listening to friends dialogue on my Facebook and Twitter, along with reading some of their blogs, I am way past even thinking, “Isn’t it time to get over it?” When I’ve watchedContinue reading “An Honest Conversation from the President”