Tag: Black Lives Matter

4th of July 2020

Nothing changes if nothing changes. It’s quiet and sweet on the front porch. Mike, across the street, is setting up his sprinkler. The birds are singing like it’s morning instead of late afternoon. The neighbor’s air conditioner hums but has stopped making the cranking… Continue Reading “4th of July 2020”

Dear Starbucks Barista

Dontre Hamilton was killed by a Milwaukee Police Officer on April 30, 2014, in Red Arrow Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The park is in the center of downtown, across the street from City Hall. It was in the afternoon. A Starbucks employee called the Milwaukee… Continue Reading “Dear Starbucks Barista”

Racist Reflex

I think if you’re an American, you have to watch the video. So I did. Here it is. Terence Crutcher getting shot while the emergency lights on his car are flashing. The irony of a man getting shot after he turns on his flashers… Continue Reading “Racist Reflex”

Dear Starbucks Barista

Dontre Hamilton was killed by a Milwaukee Police Officer on April 30, 2014, in Red Arrow Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The park is in the center of downtown, across the street from City Hall. It was in the afternoon. A Starbucks employee called the Milwaukee… Continue Reading “Dear Starbucks Barista”

My Editorial about Bernie Sanders and Black Lives Matter

The Black Lives Matter folks don’t need my permission or approval to disrupt Bernie Sanders’ speeches. Even commenting right now feels a little like I’m getting out of my very wide, not many rules, pass on the right if you feel like it lane… Continue Reading “My Editorial about Bernie Sanders and Black Lives Matter”

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