Our Lives Matter

I could go into a long pedagogical dissertation about allostatic loads or adverse childhood experiences but why complicate a simple premise. I will let the fear of a little girl speak for me: The above incident took place in upstate New York, in an area I lived near for three years in the early part…

Should Drew Brees Just Shut Up and Hand-off?

Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, on the heels of the Colin Kaepernick kneeling episode, commented in 2018 on the opinions of basketball players, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant. Both Durant and James commented harshly and profanely about the leadership of President Trump, to which Ingraham famously said, “ shut up and dribble.” Two years later on…

Green Bay Packers: 'Enough is enough: It is time for change'

Being from Wisconsin, I’ve been a fan of the Green Bay Packers most of my life. Starting at the age of 8, I’ve followed the team — with varying degrees of enthusiasm — since the ‘70s. I watched them win Super Bowl XXXI and Super Bowl XLV, but I’ve never been more proud of them…

Modern Day Vigilantes: Stop And ‘Risk’

The evolution of change is usually the result of slow transformation; the wheel led to wagons; the wagons led to cars, cars led to rockets and rockets led to video games.  The announcement of Michael Bloomberg into the race for the Democratic nomination for President will inevitably stir some issues in the African American community…

Great boycott you got there, shoe burners! Nike online sales just skyrocketed 31%

Nike is a multi-billion dollar brand that dominates the global sportswear market. Naturally, they hire the best marketing executives in the business. They knew exactly what they were doing when they decided to promote the hell out of Colin Kaepernick. Their research showed three things that we liberals have known for quite some time: Opposing Trump is a winning strategy People…