Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court destiny will not be blocked

“You can’t always be the smartest person in the room, but you can promise to be the hardest working.” – Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson The United States Senate is poised to vote later this week to determine whether or not Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson will be confirmed. On Monday night, April 4th, the Senate Judiciary Committee in a deadlock procedural voted to move Judge Jackson’s nomination to a Full Chamber vote. U.S. Senator Schumer [D-NY] will likely schedule the vote to wrap up this confirmation before Congress leaves…

It’s Been One Whole Year Since the Great Trailer Park Conflict of 2021

Not a day goes by where I don’t think about what happened on January 6, 2021. Ok, I’m lying. Days, maybe even months, go by that I don’t even think about what happened. Usually, I tuck this day away in my “Caucasian on Caucasian Violence” folder in my file cabinet. It’s right next to my “CDC says: Fuck if I know” folder. But when I do think about it, I think about a myriad of things. I think about the toxic emissions of Waffle House Employee Meth that resonated into…

Black In Blue: A Black Capitol Police Officer Speaks Out

A Black Capitol Police Officer speaks out following the Insurrection on January 6.   If privilege was a person, it would look like every motherf**ker that was in there. It’s been almost 2 weeks since the TerrorInsurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol—or as I like to call it: the day the world saw just how delusional and dangerous president-sponsored white supremacists can be.  Once the dust settled and the night air dissipated the lingering clouds of tear gas, this country was left with a building that—possibly for the first time in its…

Stacey Abrams Took The Bag and Ran With It

John Lewis knew Black equity couldn’t be obtained without the power to vote. Something so precious must be important, right? Or else why would white folks continue to try to take it away? Because when portions of this country began restricting voting rights (again), black folks kind of all say to themselves, at the exact same time… “Hmm, that’s odd.” John Lewis, my parents, your grandmomma, they all tried to warn us. Our ancestors always warn us when trouble is afoot. They warn us because, clearly, they love us more…