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Cop Killers vs. Killer Cops

It’s always fascinating to see how quickly blame shifts. As soon as there is an opportunity to point and say “Well look at what they did,” the weak and irresponsible pounce. It’s like with my kids. My son will do something wrong to my daughter and get in trouble but as soon as he finds…… Continue reading Cop Killers vs. Killer Cops

Throwback Thursday · Unpopular Opinion

Man Up Little Boy – Throwback Thursday

In honor of Throwback Thursday, I thought I’d post a blog I wrote back in 2010 on my first personal blog. It’s still relevant today so enjoy. I might make this a weekly thing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Christopher takes his 3-year-old son CJ to the park. He watches his little boy run around, slide down the slide,…… Continue reading Man Up Little Boy – Throwback Thursday

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A Friendly Guide to Hair-Touching

I recently joined a group at work that is focused on diversity and inclusion. We’re basically trying to work out the kinks in our system as they relate to our diversity and inclusion plan. During last week’s meeting we were discussing  some things that we think are problematic. I brought up an incident that had…… Continue reading A Friendly Guide to Hair-Touching

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Why I Don’t Care About Ferguson

Pardon my bluntness…. I am sick and tired of people policing the reactions of others in regard to the police brutality in Ferguson. Police brutality and racial inequality are issues that myself and many others have always been concerned with, have always spoke about. 75% of my writing is about inequality. This isn’t something new.…… Continue reading Why I Don’t Care About Ferguson

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When Solidarity isn’t Solidarity

As I mentioned yesterday, I stopped by the “Aint-Police Brutality” protest on MLK near the police station. I only stayed for about an hour for a couple of reasons. One, I had just worked an 8 to 5 and I was tired. Two, I had spent the majority of my day trying to convince other Black people of…… Continue reading When Solidarity isn’t Solidarity

Out and About · Unpopular Opinion

Portland Shows Support For Ferguson

****Important follow-up story here**** Here’s just a little taste of the anti-police brutality today in Portland. I couldn’t stay long because I had grumpy hungry kids and a splitting headache, but I am very glad that we got to participate. It was great to see such a diverse crowd; men, women, young, old, Black, white…… Continue reading Portland Shows Support For Ferguson