I Can’t Stop Talking About Race (or Maybe I Just Won’t)

@JessicaGottlieb Happens to me all the timeā€¦unless I'm dressed up in a damn suit. — 1680PR (@1680PR) July 18, 2013 I was with a girlfriend earlier today and we talked about Trayvon Martin and what it means to be a young black man in America. Typically I’d refer to him as African American but my … Read more

Sometimes it’s Easier When We’re With Our Own Kind: On Race Martin and Zimmerman

I didn’t expect to cry when I heard that George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin. I knew that I felt strongly about this case, I knew that it had tragedy written all over it and that Florida’s stand your ground law was terrifying but I didn’t expect to cry because I thought maybe … Read more