Today’s Kwanzaa principle is Imani, which translates as Faith. My meditation for today is about how do we know what we know, and what do we believe in. On Facebook today I saw an image that tells us a fact. What is it trying to tell you? Is it true? How do you know? What
Article removed “pending investigation”. Here’s the full text: Let it be noted that on this day, Saturday 13 July 2013, it was still deemed legal in the US to chase and then shoot dead an unarmed young black man on his way home from the store because you didn’t like the look of him. The
Today’s meditation: Over the last few days on a few occasions I’ve started to write different statuses about it, but then deleted them rather then pressing send, as I don’t want to get into a debate about it. But there is so much to say about it, but I don’t want to spend my time
Courtni Webb, one of your 17 year old high school students, is now facing the possibility of being expelled from your school after writing a poem about the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the poem Courtni wrote she understood why someone like Adam Lanza might do what he did. She wasn’t agreeing with
Written in 1995 when I was in my second year of my undergraduate degree, I wrote this essay about Rodney King, the LA riots, and the role of the media. I thought it was apt to upload it here today, on the day of Rodney King’s death. To access the Pdf click here.
See below the latest street news video by the South Blessed Community Channel, as a follow-up to their anti-Tesco film, (see previous post). Last night the local police used vans and deployed a helicopter to stop the screening of a film in a park about last week’s riots. When the screening moved to a local house, at first the police then
Over the next year I’m going to go back to my roots and make more pictures, both still and moving, as well as writing words (which I may do less). As a political (small ‘p’) animal at heart, it is work that has something to say, or maybe more importantly work that asks questions, that