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Eric Garner

Police violence is an American problem, not just Black, Brown or White

WASHINGTON December 17, 2014 – On the cover of the December 11, 2014 issue of The Economist, the renowned financial publication tackles a different type of pressing issue, by posing a very simple, and direct question: “What is wrong with policing America?” While it surely seems like a complicated issue, steeped in rhetoric and questions about liberty ...

#BlackLivesMatter–a hashtag bandaid over the gaping wound of Black problems

LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2014—Just as the Twitter hashtag #BringBackOurGirls did absolutely nothing to affect the fate of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram (most were married off or sold into slavery where they remain), the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter is another emotion-based, factually void outcry that will do little to resolve anything. This hashtag gained traction ...