Eric Garner

I Don’t Want To Have A Black Son

This Black mom is gripped by fear that having a Black son will someday lead her into picking out a suit for his casket rather than his prom.

– Feb 15, 2017

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."

– Aug 7, 2015

Harm & Neglect: a Black Lives Matter Public Service Announcement (VIDEO)

Black lives matter. Activist Torri Stuckey makes it plain in this spoken word PSA.

– Jun 12, 2015

In Honor Of the Black Mothers Of Slain Sons: Art for Justice

In honor of the mothers who cry out for their sons.

– May 1, 2015

D’Angelo on Saturday Night Live: a Celebration of Artistry and the Importance of Black Lives (VIDEO)

Watch D'Angelo on "Saturday Night Live." He'll make you believe in music again.

– Feb 2, 2015

Hope. Or When History Stops Repeating Itself.

If hope fueled the courage of our forebears in Selma, surely it can fuel the courage we need to fix Ferguson and make the world a better place for our kids.

From Datcher Dreams to His Americus: Holiday Reading for the Winter, Torched and Charred

The Michael Datcher Americus novel is a study in Black and white.

– Dec 12, 2014

The Theory Of Justice: One Black Man’s Frightening Encounter With a Cop & His Power

One man's harrowing experience being stopped by a cop just outside his apartment—and the imbalance of power in the exchange.

– Dec 8, 2014

The Blueprint: Black Parents Can “Do Better” Too

An argument for Black parents to turn our backs on white power structures and depend on and support each other—for our children's sake.

– Dec 4, 2014