Looking through my eyes may or may not be different than yours depending on your level of empathy. Looking through the eyes of others can be informative.
This is the encapsulation of class and white privilege in our society today where who you are determine if you are at risk when encountering the police.
Grand jury claims officers justified for executing a black man, John Crawford III, after WalMart surveillance video proves otherwise.
Christopher Lollie’s story: Sitting & waiting while Black Anyone doubt that Black men are profiled irrespective of demeanor, civility, or socio-economic status simply need to listen to the video above. The ubiquity of cellphone video over time will bring to light America’s dirty little secret. Many ask at times why many Black and Brown people […]
It is not in the head of black men folks I am a father, a son, a husband, a brother, an engineer, a software developer, a host of several radio shows, an author, a blogger, a vlogger, a political activist, a business owner, an entrepreneur, a musician, and a black man. That last adjective to […]
Politics Done Right with Egberto Willies Saturday 12:00 Noon Central Call (646) 929-2495 to talk to me live. Stream Live: – Podcast: This week’s show Media is a tool used to malign black men for a reason? August 23rd, 2014 The media will be leaving Ferguson, Missouri in the next few days. They would have […]
Tamron Hall making Al Sharpton’s point quoting Rand Paul Narratives matter. Most importantly they metastasize over time. In watching Rand Paul over the last several months it is evident that he is running for president of the United States. Many rightly see him as a deeply flawed candidate. That notwithstanding, Rand Paul is building a […]
Melissa Harris-Perry perfect narration of the disrespect of the humanity of black men Melissa Harris-Perry provides a representative list of unarmed black men gunned down by white police officers. She then puts the narrative in the context of the outcome of a long ago not forgotten Supreme Court case. The words are searing. Her delivery […]
How long would it take to extinguish open carry black men in America? Yesterday while perusing DailyKOS I came across the article, ‘Why Black Men Don’t Open Carry’ by my fellow diarist at DailyKOS Vyan. After I read the story ‘Cops gun down Ohio man holding toy rifle in Walmart ‘like he was not even […]
Black men, White men, and every man deserve a fair shot I am pissed as I write this blog post. I generally refrain from writing blog posts when I am mad because it sometimes can cloud one’s judgment. I have however heard this crap enough that even when pissed I can address it. Before I […]