“Dred Scott Decision — On March 6, 1857, Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, of the United States Supreme Court, declared that ‘The negro has no rights which the white man is bound to respect’; in a decision to deny a … Continue reading They Shoot Dreamers Don’t They?
Black Folks didn’t have to go find surrealism, their lives were already surreal.” Richard Wright As I prepared to write this article, there were three books that led my spirit: Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination by Robin D. G. … Continue reading Granting Ourselves Permission to Dream…Again
When my eldest son was in sixth grade, he ran with the cross-country team at his school. One afternoon, I was parked under the shade of the middle school parking lot waiting for practice to finish, the colors of autumn … Continue reading Advent of the Wonderous Ordinary
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. . . And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:1, 14a Who would imagine the Creator of humanity clothing Himself … Continue reading Who Would Imagine Such a Powerful WORD! by Carl McRoy
Coming in the November as a special guest contributor Robert Chao Romero is an associate professor in the UCLA departments of Chicana/o Studies and Central America Studies, and Asian American Studies. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in Latin American … Continue reading Robert Chao Romero, Coming in November
The downtown street was dark and unfamiliar. There were deep shadows punctuated by yellow streetlamps. I wasn’t sure exactly where I was going, but the sidewalk was mostly empty save for a rather large man ahead of me. The clip … Continue reading Panic Attack