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03-30-18 - Red to Blue

Happy Women’s History Month Family!

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As we wind down the month, I want to thank the mothers who work tirelessly to keep their lives and the lives of those they care about running smoothly. 109 more words


Rapheal Randall originally drafted this piece during the fall of 2017, this document represents an attempt to theoretically articulate the vision driving Youth United for Change’s organizing work within the education sector and current conjuncture. 1,331 more words

Black Politics

Black Panther barely lives up to the hype

I wanted to title this post “Black Panther was meh, and you know it” or something like that. That would have probably invited more eyeballs but who am I, BuzzFeed? 1,156 more words



This essay, on the new Marvel film Black Panther and the response to it, was the main part of my Observer column this week. (The column included also a shorter piece on the… 787 more words

Culture & Books

How Did I Wind Up Here?

How did I wind up here? I am from a city with a large black population. Drug abuse and addiction has been rampant since before I can remember.  208 more words


Power vs. Equality: Malcolm X Sought Not to Change America But to Change Black People

Black America must continue to think about the ideological paradigm shift Malcolm ushered in during the 1960s that still holds some sway over a significant portion of those who are left-leaning organizers and social justice advocates. 1,119 more words

Black Politics

Can a Radical Black Mayor Make a Revolution?

The obvious answer is no. Revolutions are not made through electoral power, particularly at a municipal level. Elected government office can create important societal changes, but many competing factors hamper it as a radical tool for community power. 1,905 more words

Black Politics