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Op-ed: “Congress Must Act: A Trump Pardon of Disgraced Sheriff Joe Arpaio will Create a Constitutional Crisis Like No Other”

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If Donald Trump carries out his threat to pardon Arizona’s ex-Sheriff Joseph Arpaio, he will be granting the fantasy of every wannabe law enforcement officer, rogue police officer, Nazi sympathizer, Klansman, alt-right and white-supremacist ideologue in the nation: an American police state comprising self-declared Aryan peoples. The “Delusionals” as I refer to them, would believe […]

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The Huffington Post: Amma Asante’s Belle May Lead to Real Freedom for Women Around the World

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Posted on The Huffington Post: 05/14/2014 10:30 am EDT Image courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures I have now experienced my first and only girl crush. The object of my affection is Dido Elizabeth Belle, whose life has been brought to screen by Amma Asante, the director of the film Belle. Through Asante’s skillful interpretation and […]

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The Huffington Post: Single Mothers Are Not Responsible for a Decline in Newspaper Sales

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Single motherhood inevitably leads to a cornucopia of stereotypes about single mothers whether African-American, Hispanic or white as “baby mamas” destroying America’s virtue. All of the stereotypes are tiresome and the latest, single mothers as the blame for the decline in newspaper sales, is just plain stupid.

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The Washington Post’s She the People: Congress cannot ignore violence against women in Syria

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As Congress debates U.S. involvement in Syria it should take into account the plight of women, whose rights are systematically quashed and who have been subjected to violence during the war.

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The Washington Post’s She the People: Jamaican immigrants reflect on America’s promise on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

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Despite the flagrant racism against blacks in America , 50 years ago, the author’s parents and thousands of people of color from around the world, chose to migrate to the United States.

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The Washington Post’s She the People: Ted Cruz shows tea party has no interest in restoring Voting Rights Act

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Could it be that it might be easier to win elections by restricting the vote of communities of color?

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The Huffington Post: The All-Woman Jury Finds George Zimmerman Not Guilty: Will There Ever Be Justice for Young Men?

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What will the parents of African American boys tell our sons about a justice system where “justice” means “just us” and our child will never be in the club?

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The Washington Post’s She The People: The George Zimmerman case: Women will now decide

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Ask mothers of black boys about the shooting death of Trayvon Benjamin Martin and you will learn what they believe to be a self-evident truth.

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The Washington Post’s She The People: Rachel Jeantel Proves that this July 4th, Jim Crow Lives

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The treatment of a prosecution witness in the George Zimmerman murder trial and the reasoning of the US Supreme Court in striking down the heart of the Voting Rights Act make clear that America has a race problem.

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