The unrest in Baltimore, brought on by the death of Freddie Gray, has been the source of a lot of commentary in the world of social media. My Facebook feed is full of people offering their opinions ...
How much longer?
Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez
I'm not even sure why I am asking this question, except right now I'm tired. Saw ...
Another unarmed black man has been shot dead by a white police officer.
The video can be watched here . I will not be posting or otherwise sharing it online.
I do not want to contribute to the ...
I hadn't planned on voting today. But I did.
by Chitown Kev
I voted this morning.
Since I live considerably north of Howard Street, I did not ...
It all started with my grand parents. Their books. How they saved my mother, younger sister and I. To all extents and purposes, at the age of six I "woke up" one day at their house and began a ...
Points of Negritude
by Chitown Kev
1. From the DOJ Ferguson PD Police Report we have multiple incidents of some sort of extremely petty offense called "A Manner of Walking":
The man responded with ...
This isn't a diary really, it's a public service announcement. Saw a screening yesterday of She's Beautiful When She's Angry , and our own Denise Oliver Velez is interviewed.
The movie is a history ...
Here are just a few of the bon mots, jabs, sharp elbows, and haymakers Obama tossed out at last night's Gridiron Club Dinner. (video to follow)
Following standard protocol, he opened with a joke:
[Edit: I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to read this piece and especially to those who have shared their opinions. I forgot to mention, like I usually do, that I live in Finland. I am ...
Good news from Israel. According to Reuters, opinion polls show support for Netanyahu is flagging. And in response, the thrice-elected leader “is casting his centre-left challengers as tools of a ...