When MLK’s Legacy Becomes the White Man’s Argument

There’s this song that plays on loop in the black community, and it’s the song of other races depicting their feelings. With history to prove it, no other race in America can empathize. African-Americans have had a long journey en route to 2017; and, sensibly, the journey continues. As the new year dawns on the… Continue reading When MLK’s Legacy Becomes the White Man’s Argument

Decriminalizing Marijuana is a Civil Rights Case

On Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, the Obama administration’s relatively passive policy on the enforcement of federal cannabis laws. While pot remains illegal under federal law, the Justice Department chief withdrew federal guidelines that limited prosecutions of businesses and individuals who sold pot in a legal manner, according to Politico.… Continue reading Decriminalizing Marijuana is a Civil Rights Case