Taking a closer look at a the unspoken dilemma of family vs community and how the importance of family above community can place our families at greater risk.
Unfortunately, instead of attempting to gain a more comprehensive understanding of what racism is, white people tend to focus more on their own feelings that arise when we're confronted with our own racism.
As much as parents have to watch what we say to our children, we also have be open to their interpretation of what we say to them.
What exactly does clemency mean for a woman who should never have been convicted in a case that never should have been tried? The fragile nature of her freedom and the possibility of setting Cyntoia up to return to prison.
How important and effective is it to expose conspiracy theories for causing substantial social and political change?
They are not the same thing. But how do we tell the difference? And what does that difference mean to our society?
Just because the political structure exists doesn't mean it has to. A better way is possible. Progress only ceases when we think we know it all.
The law is not a basis for justice or morality. Nor can enforcing the law be considered to be just or moral.
While the denial of justice for those murdered by police is the standard, there is another way that it can be attained for those lives taken unjustly by the state without relying on the very system that caused the injustice.
The widely accepted conception of what constitutes leadership is often accompanied by the idea that leaders must be granted authority. This is a challenge to that conception.
Often times we witness the expression of cognitive dissonance but give little thought as to why it arises in the first place
The narrative surrounding the role of police in society needs to change. Any society that dares to call itself civilized must take a hard look and objectively analyze how police function within it.
Not all of the acrimonious behavior that white people exhibit towards racial controversy is attributable to white fragility. Some of it is our arrogance. It's important to know the difference.
Sometimes it seems like there are men who say they support feminism and want to help deconstruct it but then behave in ways that contradict that. Some of those men may be manipulative, but others may genuinely want to.
Figuring out who we truly are in life and coming to terms with everything that entails can be an arduous and confusing journey when not fostered and accepted by those who take on the task of raising us.
The middle class is a pseudo-class. It is an artifice. Upward mobility was created by the ruling class to make ruling class status seem reachable to the poor and working class.