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Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is an anti-Zionist, pro-Palestinian college student activism organization in the United States, Canada and New Zealand that has campaigned for boycott and divestment against corporations that deal with Israel, and organized various Palestine Awareness Week events that accuse Israel of war crimes, ethnic cleansing and genocide.  56 more words


CUNY TV: Shadow Policing 2012

I had poetry in this episode about Treyvon Martin and my feelings after hearing what happened back in 2012. It got lost when I upgraded my website, but I’m putting it back where it belongs. 24 more words


The Door By Ava DuVernay (A review)

As I was trying to come up to write this piece, I stood in front of a Keurig making myself some tea. My go to drink has always been English breakfast with a hint of half and half and no sugar, where the bitter yet rich power of black tea helps me get warm. 957 more words


Having any type of philosophy about something that you are passionate about brings its perks and its disadvantages. For one, you are so engrossed with the concept of the medium and the impact that it does to audiences worldwide, but the downside of that is critically realizing the immense change that needs to be done. 927 more words

Focused Deterence: A Local Future

The common thought by criminal justice academics, as well as rank and file police officers and community members, was the longer the sentence the more of a deterrent sentencing was to the criminal. 258 more words