No Justice for Breonna Taylor

A jury recently decided to acquit the officer who fired 10 rounds into Breonna Taylor’s apartment, ending her life in yet another case of a black or brown person in a fatal encounter with law enforcement. There are a lot of words that come to mind when I think about the lack of justice for Breonna Taylor: outrage, disgust, pain. … Read More

The Reason for Black History Month

The Reason for Black History Month: A Look at the History and Significance of Black History Month Great morning, good people. It’s February. And that means Black History Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments and history of black Americans. It’s a time to consider our achievements in the face of adversity and discrimination, but also acknowledge that there’s still work left to do, a bunch of work if I’m paying attention to current events. Even though a single month is grossly inadequate to the task, why do we have a Black History Month? What is its significance? And what impact has it had on American society? In this post, we’ll take a look at the history and significance of Black History Month and at a couple things youcan do with your family to acknowledge and celebrate our history in this hemisphere. Black History month began as Negro History Week, and was started by … Read More