Jesse Williams Is Right: We Need to Do Better

Jesse Williams Is Right: We Need to Do Better

Picture this: When I was young, maybe five or six years old, I was seated at a restaurant with my mom and younger brother, happily scarfing down my favorite meal-of-the-moment. Mid-way through lunch in suburbia, an extremely tall black man walked in. I can still see...
Why Do We Attack After The Alligator Attack?

Why Do We Attack After The Alligator Attack?

When did we become a bunch of “Mean Girls?” An alligator attacked a toddler frolicking at the edge of a lagoon at Disney World. Lane Graves died a mind numbingly gruesome death in the jaws of a predator, despite his father’s desperate attempts to save him. Imagine the...
To Brock Turner’s Dad, from a Mom of Boys

To Brock Turner’s Dad, from a Mom of Boys

If anyone is confused why Brock Turner, the spoiled, self-righteous prick who blames everyone but himself for brutally raping, sodomizing, and dehumanizing an unconscious, defenseless woman behind a dumpster at Stanford University, look no further than his father....