Two Crises Convulse a Nation: A Pandemic and Police Violence


Emotions were already raw over he toll of a pandemic that has killed more than 100,000 people across the country and cost millions of jobs By Jack Healy and Dionne Searcey | The New York Times | May 31, 2020 They are parallel plagues ravaging America: The coronavirus. And police killings of black men and…

I Don’t Know About Reparations


When I walk down the street you make sure your car doors are locked, you hold your children closer and cling tighter to your purse. You remember to have that conversation with your daughters and shopkeepers are more vigilant when I walk through the front door. The instrument used to terrorize generations of my forefathers…

Trump’s signal is his noise. Stop trying to distinguish between the two.


Trump clearly knows that accurate, meaningful information is his enemy.  By E. J. Dionne, Jr. | The Washington Post | May 20, 2020 Stop trying to distinguish between the signal and the noise emanating from President Trump and his party. The noise is the signal. And it’s the sort of clamor that despotic leaders use to sow…