In 2014, I voted Republican for the first time in my life to disrupt Maryland’s racist Democratic political machine. For the same reason, four years later, I am supporting an
“In 2014, Maryland elected a Republican Governor for the second time in 50 years. In Baltimore, it has been Democrats that pushed forward for Zero-tolerance Policing, who have given tax
Recently I attended the Rumble Young Man Rumble Conference (RYMR), sponsored by the Campaign for Black Male Achievement. The experience was powerful as we spent two days at the Reginald
UPDATE – 8/15/2017 This week, Baltimore faces a choice as to which group will serve as the monitor to its federal policing consent decree. This piece argues that the only
The Squad’s opposition echos the Black radical political tradition and shows the value of having a human, not corporate, base.
Part I: “The Big Bang” As a lifelong resident of West Baltimore, community activist, and educator, I’ve found that the people who live in neighborhoods like Sandtown often have their
By Dayvon Love Overview: The human social services sector, while seen as a sector centered on caring, is none the less a business. While in the past excluding discussions on
With a Vietnam tested playbook, the Ford Foundation waged war vs. Black radicalism in NYC. Their weapons; grants, patriarchy & the illusion of independence By Lawrence Grandpre Introduction: Domestic Warfare
UPDATE – 9/12/2017 At the Baltimore City Council meeting on September 11th, the Baltimore City Council narrowly passed a weakened version of the mandatory minimum sentencing bill for illegal handguns.