If you’re mad about riots you don’t really understand black pain

A few months ago, I watched the movie Just Mercy and, for yet another time in my life, I felt the strangest of feelings.  A part of it was the feeling of sadness and deep pain as I watched innocent black men being snatched from their families and fast-tracked to death row without evidence.  Another … Continue reading If you’re mad about riots you don’t really understand black pain

What we don’t know about school boards can hurt us

On Tuesday, May 9th, with minimal vetting and less than 2% of eligible voters casting a ballot, Delaware's slate of school board members will be elected and granted the right to make decisions affecting students and families across the state. With the right smile, slogan, and signs a well-intentioned but eminently unqualified person could assume … Continue reading What we don’t know about school boards can hurt us

“Romney, the 47%, and our Collective Detachment”

The release of the Romney recordings last week caused much uproar and displeasure as we learned that some groups of people are just not worth his concern. Whereas the Occupy movement brought us the 99 percent, Romney put the spotlight on another group—the 47 percent. “There are 47 percent of the people who will vote … Continue reading “Romney, the 47%, and our Collective Detachment”