Comedian D. L. Hughley recently released an extraordinarily poignant (if not admittedly vulgar) book about the expectations that mainstream American society has imposed on African-Americans as the standard way to act if black folks want to get treated “fairly”
Today’s news coverage has been dominated by the revelatory nature of the most recent Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s recordings with Donald Trump’s campaign and administration staff and a how the president has decided to respond to them (and for the record,
Tonight, CNN aired it’s latest episode of “The 2000s,” the latest decade the news network has profiled since starting with “The 1960s”
Often, I find myself operating as my own biggest cheerleader – sometimes it’s out of necessity since obviously everyone isn’t going to see your future the way you do;
Yesterday, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy – a conservative Ronald Reagan appointee who from time to time was the swing vote on the Court on some key social issues like abortion,
Folks, we need to get out of the bubble.
Seriously. To my fellow progressives, if we genuinely want to make the change that we say is necessary–that we know is necessary–to be made,
I know that it’s been almost 3 months since my last post. In my defense, it hasn’t been three months since I’ve written anything,
I, like many of my fellow Democrats, have been incredibly heartened to see the groundswell of political activity in recent weeks and months around protecting key progressive accomplishments like the Affordable Care Act and expanded LGBT protections across the country.