Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech Is More than One Sentence Long

If you ask conservatives, the entirety of Dr. King’s legacy falls down to this passage: “I have a dream that little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” It is all they know, and they use […]

It’s Time For Us To Forgive Ray Rice

According to ESPN, four teams are currently looking at signing Ray Rice now that his indefinite suspension from the NFL was overturned on appeal. One of the teams alleged to be interested is my favorite team, the New Orleans Saints. While it is unlikely that the Saints will sign Ray Rice as their backfield already […]

The Schools to Prison Pipeline: Arrested at School over Jolly Ranchers

I wish that title was an exaggeration. But a thirteen year old kid in Oklahoma was arrested by his principal for the infraction of taking some Jolly Ranchers and Taco Bell coupons. Taco. Bell. Coupons. And candy. Not from a store, mind you, but while walking around the halls of his grade school. If only this […]

Jordan Davis and the Case of Two Different Sets of Laws

Because we care so much, George “Child Murderer” Zimmerman reminds us that he’s the real victim – as manipulative child abusers are wont to do. But let’s refocus our energies and remember that Zimmerman got off clean under a legislative and judicial system that would have thrown the book at him if he had a […]