Like so many others today, I’m sad. Frustrated. Angry. There’s a sense of impotence, not knowing what I can do or say that will make tomorrow better than today for the community around me. I don't know what else to do, so I'm going to write. In an editorial on CNN earlier today, Safiya Simmons, a black … Continue reading It is not easy, but it is also not “complicated”.
Months later, I still can’t figure out how to process the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The week after the shooting, I came close to getting in my car and driving to Missouri to participate in protests against the Ferguson police. I wanted to be there, to see with my own eyes that … Continue reading I’m ready to jump into the race conversation.