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“Black Crime” revisited

http://nabwmt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/blackcrimesrevisited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:48 — 5.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSSAfrican Americans have disproportionately been victums of a punitive...

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...

My President ’tis of Thee

So we are into the primary season and I have been able tor resist backing one candidate while blogging on NABWMT. However I will talk about one ex candidate – President Obama. I am an ex-pat Brit and though I have lived here longer than in England, I am still...

Racial Justice in Education

As an educator, I have worked with students at the margin and become even more aware of the special plight of young African American males as they are schooled, and the expectations that are set for them. Some facts first. Most teachers are white. according to a new...

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...