White “Progressives” are Jealous and other Thoughts about the Black Lives Matter Movement

I had some serious writer’s block since I last published. Through a bout of depression, I wasn’t able to formulate or articulate my thoughts and emotions in a manner...

The Mental Health Community Needs To Care About Black Lives

For the past year, folks have been out in the streets protesting the lawlessness of this country’s police forces. Since the Black Lives Matter Movement started, every unarmed Black...

An Incredibly Brief History of Anti-Black Surveillance

Today in No-Shit-Sherlock, records show that the Dept. of Homeland Security has been surveilling Black Lives Matter activists since Ferguson. (Hi, Jeh Johnson! Hope you got me on my...

5 Things that Annoy the F Outta Me cuz of this Nicki Minaj-Mayo Swift...

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift exchanged words on Twitter. And I’m completely annoyed. Here’s all the reasons why. 1. Seeing rich people go back and forth over something ultimately meaningless...

Voting While Pro-Black: Why I Do Not Yet Feel the Bern

I came into political consciousness in 2008 — the year that then-presidential candidate Barack Obama energized the leftist base with the promise of politics-no-longer-as-usual. I found myself annoyed that...

An Open Letter to Sandra Bland

I understand that Sandra Bland’s family asked that no posts or protests be published or undertaken in her honor. While I cannot understand the tremendous pain her family is...