Blue Wave + Pink Wave = Progressive Tide (One End of the Rainbow)

What does being a progressive mean to me? I believe in social justice. I believe that the United States must…

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Breakthrough Knowledge

I came across a concept recently called “breakthrough knowledge” and I think this has happened to me and changed how…

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Basic Assumptions for Racism

Author James Forman Jr. discussed his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow…

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Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation?

Cultural appropriation is about ownership of your own culture both individually and as a group.  The cultural melting pot trope…

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De Jure Racism Became De Facto Racism (Pacific NW)

Segregation in the southern United States was custom, policy and law.  Overturning the laws transformed racism from de jure segregation…

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Unwelcome Behavior

“When somebody continues to open our old wounds on purpose, they must be told that their behavior is no longer…

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March For Our Lives – My Thoughts

First, I am so impressed with the leadership provided by the Parkland students, especially Emma Gonzalez.  The attempts by gun…

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Death to Drugs!

The United States has 5% of the world population and 75% (legal and illegal) of the prescription drug users.  (The…

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