Monthly Archives: March 2014

Where are all the black men in Higher Education?

While scrolling on Facebook today, I came across an article that gave me pause. It was entitled, “Why All African American Males Should Go to College, But Probably Won’t.” I had the honor of attending Spelman College for undergrad, which of course has Morehouse across the street. (Morehouse is the only all male historically black […]

Acknowledge Racism, Acknowledge History, Give us Value, Give us Worth (Part III of III)

**This post is the conclusion of a three-part series addressing the historical contextualization of racism and subjugation in the United States, and the relation to the value of Black and Latino lives in the wake of the infuriating verdict in Jordan Davis’ tragic murder.** Thinking about the Michael Dunn jury verdict, or lack thereof in […]

Acknowledge Racism, Acknowledge History, Give us Value, Give us Worth (Part II of III)

**This post is part II of a three-part series addressing the historical contextualization of racism and subjugation in the United States, and the relation to the value of Black and Latino lives in the wake of the infuriating verdict in Jordan Davis’ tragic murder.** In Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896, forty years after Dred Scott, […]

Acknowledge Racism, Acknowledge History, Give us Value, Give us Worth (Part I of III)

**This post is part I of a three-part series addressing the historical contextualization of racism and subjugation in the United States, and the relation to the value of Black and Latino lives in the wake of the infuriating verdict in Jordan Davis’ tragic murder.** To be clear, there is no other place on God’s green […]