Racial Issues

Racism Exists Where You Don’t Expect It-December 5, 2017. After the author stares at racism on his family’s car and on street poles around his neighborhood in New York City, he argues that racism doesn’t just exist in eras like the 1950s or places like the southern United States. It exists everywhere, even in places where you don’t expect it.

Addressing Silence on Black Lives-May 30, 2017. This post discusses the silence which often exists with black lives. This was written in the aftermath of the death of Richard Collins III, a student at Bowie State in Maryland who was at the time recently commissioned to be a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.

The Problems with Racial Colorblindness-May 16, 2017. This is my first blog post, not including the introduction to the blog. This post explains how idea of “racial colorblindness,” while appealing in some ways, is actually problematic.