Tag: Sean Bell

Knowing Your Place: A Commentary on Jordan Davis and My “Black” Life


“Imagine living life in a society where you can be picked off for minding your own business by some a–hole with insecurities and your death can be written off as ‘I was just trying to defend myself’ in some perverse, Jim Crow-era nightmare.”

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28 Days Later: Trayvon Martin & The Fear of the Black Youth


In a week where I was busy doing radio, quite possibly the biggest story of this generation took hold of the country: The case of a 17-year-old boy in Florida who was gunned down because he “looked suspicious” and the feverish cover-up that followed. Now that I have time to speak on this, I will. Let’s go.

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