Behind The Wrong Door: The Killing of Aiyana Jones

How do you shoot a little girl through the head and still have a job as a police officer? Answer: you live in America. If you thought thephenomenon of police breaking down the doors to wrong addresses and shooting innocent people is a new thing, then maybe youforgot about Aiyana Jones in Detroit in 2010. 7 year old Aiyana Jones … Read More

An Unhealthy Trajectory: The Killing of Freddie Gray

The death of Freddie Gray was something that I don’t think a lot of people paid attention to.  And I want to take time to unravel what actually happened in between his arrest on April 12, 2015 and the day he succumbed to his injuries at the hands of police and died on April 19, 2015. According to police, Freddie … Read More

Raising a Black Son in 2022

Raising a black son has been one of the greatest joys of my life, but it’s also been one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. The way that I grew up 36 years ago is completely different from today and will continue to be different as time continues to evolve. And I have to recognize that my son, no … Read More