Pick up a book about our experience – any book by one of us – and as many more about the history of America the nation and America the continent because ethnocentrism is so over. When you limit yourself, you end up limiting others (and ya have, so quit it). Learn about our cultures and […]
Oh, America. If the goal was for us to look at a white man, especially for the world to look at a white American man in uniform, with mistrust and contempt, then mission accomplished, Minneapolis PD. The same goes to every police department in the United States of America that has ever been involved with […]
A week ago today, a clearly deranged Minneapolis police officer killed 46-year-old George Floyd, an unarmed, handcuffed black man born in Fayetteville, N.C., who was already pinned down to the ground – in broad daylight, while knowingly being recorded by witnesses on the street. The cop had and kept his knee on the back of […]
Discrimination of any form is nothing but an excuse not to do a job well. “We the People…” all have the same Bill of Rights. Why haven’t we all been seeking to form a more perfect union, establish justice, and insure domestic tranquility? Why haven’t we be able to provide for the common defense, promote […]
Pride is nigh, and what good is a story, if I don’t share more of it. One of the lessons I learned working at Trader Joe’s, that really sank in and shifted my thinking, was that every single worker at a grocery store is the last person to touch any product before any one of […]
The thing about TV right now is…there is so much TV right now. Good thing so much of it is so fucking good, and, I guess, 💁🏽♂️good thing that we’re on the other side of the initial worst of a global pandemic…and still taking it easy and staying healthy and out of the fucking way, […]
Let the snowflakes melt away, let their poison fade. Let the summer light shine the hail into the waterway. Let our beautiful dark skins glisten in the sun, tingle with excitement as the rain approaches from far away. In peace. Without threat. Until then. We will live.
United we stand, together we rise, and divided by hatred and willful ignorance they will fall. Bless their goddamned hearts. R.I.P. George Floyd. Get some therapy for your police officers, America.
As the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by a novel and deadly coronavirus that spread out of China during the winter, has us on Month 3 of a generalized global shutdown, I thought I’d check in on some of the people I’ve met along the way, my community. I have lived in three cities across two countries […]
The road to Eureka Sky is both a Postcard and a Playlist. It’s 🎧➡️Pandemonth the Third. Smoke responsibly. And wear sunscreen. And….