On the Tulsa Race Massacre

Monday and Tuesday mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre when white supremacists laid siege against the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Greenwood was a successful and wealthy Black community often referred to as "Black Wall Street." Men, women and children where dragged from their homes and killed, then their houses were looted … Continue reading On the Tulsa Race Massacre

On George Floyd & What To Do Now

George Floyd was murdered a year ago today. 1,068 people have been killed by police in the U.S. since then, disproportionally Black at 3 times the rate of whites. The question becomes what to do. The answer is to organize — but how to do so is critical. Immediately following Floyd's killing, thousands marched in … Continue reading On George Floyd & What To Do Now

On Racism & Indifference

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.Elie Wiesel Back while I was on Facebook sabbatical last month, CNN ran an opinion piece by John Blake that struck me. I wasn't posting then so I'll catch up now... When we talk about racism, it's usually about the overt acts of prejudice, hostility and violence … Continue reading On Racism & Indifference