Tag Archives: Injustice

How To Tell If Black Lives Actually Matter To You

Last week in Nashville, a man named Jocques Scott Clemmons was shot and killed by a police officer after being pulled over for running a stop sign. When he was approached by the officer, he fled. As he ran away, he was … Continue reading

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An Innocent Man Has Been In Prison For 24 Years… You Can Help Him

Imagine, for a moment, being falsely accused of a crime. A BIG crime… Murder. Imagine being 18 years old, and being arrested for a crime you didn’t commit. Imagine the prosecutor offering you a plea deal to possibly get you out of … Continue reading

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The Best Thing About Trayvon Martin’s Murder

I apologize in advance for this. If this post offends you, feel free to chalk up what I am about to say to some sort of therapeutic exercise if it makes you feel better. I’m probably going to swear. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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If You’re Black, “Standing Your Ground” Will Get You 20 Years

This will be short, but I’ve got to write it. I’m white. At least that’s the box I have to check when I’m filling out forms. And you know what’s awesome about being white…. Other than just about everything? Being … Continue reading

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Public Nudity, Incarceration, & Setting the Prisoner Free

“We should go skinny dipping.” The words cut through the evening heat like a sexy summer breeze. It was the sort of hot where people don’t even go outside until after the sun goes down, but the air was still … Continue reading

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