Tag: police brutality

The Sandra Bland Video Tells Us More Than What Happened

Once I saw Sandra Bland’s smiling face in the news reports, I didn’t want to watch the video of her arrest. It was going to be a level of wrongdoing and injustice that would be intolerable to watch, burn my eyes. What had to… Continue Reading “The Sandra Bland Video Tells Us More Than What Happened”

I Get Toya Graham

Do I think Toya Graham is a hero? No. I think she’s a mom who went completely off her nut when she caught her son throwing rocks at the police in Baltimore. And I get that. I really do. She saw him in a… Continue Reading “I Get Toya Graham”

Mothers of Sons, Hear Me Out

Mothers of sons, hear me out.  All mothers of sons, please listen.  I want to say what I have to say to all of you – the mothers of sons pulling straight A’s in college, the mothers of sons  who are struggling, the mothers… Continue Reading “Mothers of Sons, Hear Me Out”

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