In light of a recent statement that basketball legend Michael Jordan made on Tuesday, many supporters and critics have responded to Jordan “finally” speaking out on racial issues. 873 more words
Tags » Social Injustice
Enrique, a youth living in Tucson’s poorest neighborhood, begins his life with “the cards” stacked against realization of his dreams. Caught in a web of drug traffickers who recruit disadvantaged youth in his barrio, he navigates each day as one in a war zone with the goal to survive between sun up and sun down. 226 more words
Sorry for having been very quiet the past few weeks. I’ve been alarmed with the news around the world lately. Too many people dying; too many people sick with the disease of hatred and extreme bad judgment. 241 more words
This is what I’m not here for:
- Overgeneralized, amorphous calls for us all to “Love each other”.
- People saying shit like “Can’t we all get along” or “Spread kindness” or “Love is the answer” in response to rampant police killings of black people and the subsequent reactions of their communities. 684 more words