Category Archives: Calls to Action

The Evidence of Things Not Seen–Zimmerman Verdict

There is no more perfect place to be than in Washington DC, when the verdict in the Zimmerman trial came down. The place where the halls of justice of our nations highest court echo the voices of Thurgood Marshall, Brown … Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before the Election….

On the eve of the second most important election of my lifetime, I feel an eerie calm. Kind of like that feeling that comes over a city right before a hurricane hits. Ironic since the East Coast just suffered the … Continue reading

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Why March for Trayvon Martin? (As seen on CNN iReport)

I march with my feet for Trayvon Martin because people must see that violence like what happened to Trayvon Martin will not be accepted in our communities. I march with my words as I write letters to Sanford authorities like … Continue reading

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What Shall I Tell My Children Who Are Black 2.0.

Tell me what has become of my rights Am I invisible because you ignore me? Your proclamation promised me free liberty, now I’m tired of bein’ the victim of shame They’re throwing me in a class with a bad name … Continue reading

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Update: Troy Anthony Davis Clemency Denied

I stopped everything i was doing so that I can type this update with the rawest emotion possible.  As the tears stream down my face in a synchopated rhythm to the soundtrack of Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come”, … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Troy Anthony Davis–TOO MUCH DOUBT

I’m no proponent of the death penalty. Never have been. Mostly because of how it is disproportionately given to black males for crimes against white women. I even wrote my Law School Independent Study on the topic, if you ever … Continue reading

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Update to Jaywalking for Justice!

Raquel Nelson was sentenced to 12 months of probation and 40 hours of community service.  Prosecutors stated that it was never their intent to ask for jail time.  The judge even gave Ms. Nelson the option of having a new … Continue reading

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