4/24: 5 Years Later: A Postcard from Flint

“Tap water used to be the best cold water you could get, and I haven’t dranken it in years. I probably never will,” my aunt Priscilla “Suzie Q” Wallace says as she remembers what water in Flint, Michigan used to be like before the continuing five-year scandal, infamously known as the Flint Water Crisis, poisoned…

10/26: Everything wrong with Megyn Kelly’s exit from NBC

In practice, this power dynamic represents the lack of respect the Black community receives until white people need us to make themselves feel better about saying or supporting a racial slur and “learning” how to grow from it.

9/8: Put some respect on Serena’s name

A direct, expressive set of facts presented to a position of power still needs approval according to its standards. And since the umpire perceived Williams’ remarks as weapons against his disposition, he penalized her because he could. So this isn’t just about the point(s) in question, or tennis. This is about the umpire feeling threatened by Williams and what she represents.

8/21: A week’s time under this administration

The events of this past week only exacerbate tensions that call for the president’s impeachment, or at the very least his resignation, in light of his severe conflicts of interests, linkages to criminal behavior, egregious ineffectiveness and gross acts of misconduct.