While I couldn’t possibly understand the emotions one feels from having a loved one murdered, I'd like to think my humanity includes the ability to forgive.
Companies use them for legal reasons, but as we get older, we create disclaimers of our own: "I was never an active person, so this really isn't for me."
Black men should refrain from ordaining themselves designators of what is and what isn’t worthy of black people’s attention.
It’s easy to look at the youth of today and say that they’re a lost generation. But recently, it was made very clear to me that our youth are far from lost.
In identifying so strongly with struggling as a method of progress, it became increasingly uncomfortable to enjoy anything which came easily.
When people are pushed to exchange their passion and their effort for the false solace of giving up and lowering their expectations, we all lose.
I was a homophobic and racist man, but then I thought, “why the hell do I care what two men are doing in their personal lives?”
Whether we want to admit it or not, in the US, we live in a patriarchal culture. We need realize the interconnectedness of our humanity with women.
NBA superstar LeBron James returned “home” to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he has remained silent about Tamir Rice.