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Blacks, Police and Stats

So I was reading the Wall Street Journal lsat week and came across an article* “The Myth of Black Lives Matter”, so I took a deep breath and flinched and read on. It turn out the WSJ was examining the data from a Washington Post article on a book called “The War on...

PAFF 2016 journal #3

So I met up with Ken and Mack at the movies and we saw “Stories of our Lives” with an unfortunately small audience. This is a lovely black and white omnibus feature which told 5 stories of everyday life in rural Kenya and its challenges for GLBT people. These...

PAFF journal #2 

From Jeff H BWMTSC COCHAIR Sunday, Feb 7 My planned viewing last night (Saturday) was altered by my underestimation of the popularity of the festival this year. (ALERT: Buy your tickets as early as possible!) I barely got into “Half of a Yellow Sun” and I had to...

Black Lives Timeline

2013, George Zimmerman acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin Alicia Garza, on Facebook, : “Black people. I love you. I love us. Our lives matter.” Two days later activists used #j4tmla (justice for trayvon martin l.a.)and #blacklivesmatter in tiny letters.  2014...

Podcast Election Fever

http://nabwmt.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/na-cast-electiondebates.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:48 — 4.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS Ken  collects comments and ideas on the GOP debate season with the...

DOJ and Civil Rights

http://nabwmt.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/na-cast-deptofjustice.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:06 — 5.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS Podcast: The Dept. of Justice Waddes in on Civil Rights in Local Courts...