THE FERGUSON EFFECT AND DEADLY VERTICAL THINKING

Vertical thinking— disguised this time as the pseudo-theoretical Ferguson Effect—is once again blurring the Post-Racial American debate as proponents of ham-fisted shock troops policing through communities of color attempt to send followers of the Black Lives Matter movement scurrying back to a minimized existence with tails between legs. Unfortunately Americans  seem to often fall for […]

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WHOSE BLACK CRISIS? PT. 1

Folks, I understand why the mainstream media feels motivated to distill complex issues like the social crisis in American communities of African descent to consumable sound bytes and binary solutions – with partial thanks to Don Lemon and the clownish antics of Matt Patrick and Quanell X – but why are we willing to drink […]

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