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"Mother, Mother...": On Mass Media's Re-Imagining of Toya Graham

“Mother, mother
There’s too many of you crying
Brother, brother, brother
There’s far too many of you dying
You know we’ve got to find a way…

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Social Justice

Prison, Trauma and Empathy - a twisted loop

 

I’ve been thinking a lot about empathy lately, both because of the upcoming presidential election, and because of some bad luck I had recently with property crime. 1,088 more words

Injustice Anxiety: How Progressive Christians Have Become Their Own Worst Enemy

A couple months ago, my wife and I attended a theatrical performance given at Northwestern’s law school, which detailed the history of violence and systemic injustice in Chicago. 1,539 more words

Politics

Systemic Injustice, Particular Punishment

The real enemy, according to most progressive critical thought, is not overt racism, sexism, etc. Such are easily noticed and relatively easy to deal with. The real enemy is systemic injustices. 978 more words

Culture

Marijuana Dispensaries: The New Liquor Stores?

As so often happens, I was reading an article in the Metro Times, one which advocated for marijuana dispensaries as legal business within the city of Detroit (and Michigan, in general).  562 more words