Jordan Davis’ Life Mattered. All Of Our Children’s Lives Matter.
God bless Ron Davis and Lucia McBath, the parents of Jordan Davis. No one should have to celebrate their child's 19th birthday mourning the injustice of a legal system that empowers white sociopaths to lynch our children.
As Trial Commences Over Jordan Davis’ Murder, Hope Mixes with Dread
I pray that a Florida jury finds justice for Jordan, but I know too much about American jurisprudence and its disregard for black bodies to be hopeful.
Behind Jet Magazine’s Jordan Davis Cover: A Courageous Stand For Justice
I have been a reporter for more years than not and I’ve covered my fair share of death, heartache and controversy. It comes rather easy...
Mo’Ne Davis Forgives Her Twitter Troll. Sweet, But That Wouldn’t Be My Daughter.
Mo'Ne Davis forgives the dude who called her a "slut." But that's not the message I want my daughters to embrace.
I’m a Young, Childless Black Woman and I’m Afraid To Have a Black Son
Ultimately all human life is fragile, but the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis show us that the lives of black boys can be disproportionately ephemeral.
Mothers Like Me: Wrestling with ‘Love My Enemies,’ Especially Those Who Kill Our Babies
When it comes to forgiving the killers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, a Christian mom wrestles with her faith's mandate to "love my enemies."
As Ferguson Prepares For the Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Shooting, a Touching Video Highlights Langston Hughes “Kids Who Die.”
The anniversary of Mike Brown's shooting inspired this reflection on the deaths of children killed at the hands of police and racists, set to the words of Langston Hughes' prophetic anti-lynching poem, "Kids Who Die."
Video of the Texas Cop Attacking Black Children Offers 5 Valuable Lessons For What Kids Should Do In Such Volatile Situations
The chilling video of the Texas cop attacking Black children like some kind of over-caffeinated Meth fiend puts fear into my heart for my Black children—but also provides textbook training for what they should do if ever faced with a similar situation.
Black Children and Suicide: More Of Our Babies Are Taking Their Lives and Nobody Knows Why. We Have Some Ideas.
Researchers are grasping at straws to try to explain the massive increase in Black children committing suicide. We have some pretty solid explanations.