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The Great Blackface Reckoning of 2019

The Great Blackface Reckoning of 2019

America, we need to talk. Not one, not two, but THREE elected officials in Virginia are knee-deep in blackface controversies at this very moment. Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the state denies that he appears in a now-viral image from his yearbook page of...

Democrats Must Do More Than Condemn Ralph Northam

Democrats Must Do More Than Condemn Ralph Northam

Now that photos have emerged of the Virginia Democratic governor’s medical school yearbook, which includes a healthy number of super racist pictures, I hope that Democrats and progressives around the country use this opportunity to realize that fighting racism isn’t...

Things You DON’T Say During Black History Month (Or Ever)

Things You DON’T Say During Black History Month (Or Ever)

Happy February! As many of you know, in the states this month is Black History Month. I am sharing a post that I do every February because with the world we live in, apparently, a lot of people need this reminder. So, here is a (shortened) list of things that I do not...

What Black History Month Means to Me

What Black History Month Means to Me

Every year on February 1st social media, corporations, classrooms, libraries, and other facets of our culture pull out obligatory quotes and images from Dr, Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and many other mainstay African American historical figures...

Why GOP Supporters Should Fear Me

Why GOP Supporters Should Fear Me

I speak three different languages and I was culturally competent before I even knew the terminology for that skill. I have a Juris Doctorate, lived and traveled abroad for nearly three years, and have worked in immigrants’ rights as well other forms of civil rights....

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