Sending love to Congressman Steve Cohen

I’ve been impressed with Representative Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee) ever since he caught my attention when he¬†introduced legislation for the United States of America to apologize for its involvement in, and support for, slavery and the Jim Crow laws that followed....

The New Jim Crow

To understand one significant aspect of the legacy of slavery and its profound impact today, one needs to look no further than the “criminal justice” system in the United States. In his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name, Douglas A....

Teardrops on the City

White man with a guitar leans on black man playing a saxophone. Both are dressed in black and white clothes. White album cover. Everything about the Born to Run album cover is black and white. Very little about Bruce Springsteen and Clarence Clemons was. They...