Simple Absctractions

People have been asking me when I’m going to write about #Ferguson or Eric Garner or police brutality on my blog. The truth is, I’ve already done so. After Trayvon Martin when I wrote about the fear that George Zimmerman had and how real that fear was because of how black people are perceived by our society — that is the SAME problem we are facing today.

Here’s the other thing. I haven’t had a moment to breathe in a while. Ever since the Ferguson decision I’ve been uncomfortable sitting behind my computer screen and talking again and again about how I feel. I needed to do something. This Monday when I participated in a small protest at American University. I was not upset about the size of the protest, I was more upset about the reaction I received from AU students of all colors.

I was confronted with insensitive…

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