Let's ignore just for one moment, race. I'm not saying it doesn't matter. But remove it from your thoughts for a moment. Let's ignore that a man didn't have a gun. A Black man, but we've already let that go. A man called the police, said he needed help. They responded. Here's a bit of … Continue reading Let’s Ignore
I can't feel good. A man is still dead. I can't feel justice has been done. Once in 400 years is not justice. I can hope it's a start. I can't stop feeling angry. What happened to George Floyd has happened too many times. It's still happening. That anger includes anger at myself. I should … Continue reading I Can’t….
I am having trouble tonight. I don't believe Derek Chauvin will be convicted. At it's core is that this country since 1619 has said that Black lives, especially Black male lives don't matter. I was brought up believing in justice, justice for all, yet I'm losing faith. I want to believe, yet it keeps kicking … Continue reading Trouble
I posted this last night to a community page here in Melrose. I'm adding it here so I can keep it as part of my blog archive. Yeah, I'm that guy. And I'm writing to tell you that what happened in Minnesota yesterday won't, can't happen in Melrose. It can't. Simple reason why. Let's take … Continue reading Policing in Melrose
...that you won't remember: After Joe Biden and the Democrats pass the infrastructure bill, House and Senate members of the GOP , who will have voted against it, will brag in their districts about the benefits their constituents will receive. Be the PebbleAct
"The separation of the races is not a disease of the colored people, but a disease of the white people. I do not intend to be quiet about it". - Albert Einstein, 1946 at Lincoln University, an HBCU in Pennsylvania Be the PebbleAct