Minorities and Justice in America

Minorities and Justice in America

Back in the Spring of 2012 a brilliant young lady named Michelle Alexander asked me to respond to an opinion piece being run in the New York Times.  I did offer a piece and you can read it here.  I had read her book, “The New Jim Crow” and thought it was...
Family, Food, Football and Fiasco

Family, Food, Football and Fiasco

Does the family, food, football or fiasco raise the tension and transform the thoughts, behavior and actions of me and just about everyone this time each year? Just driving home from my last errand was surreal.  There were no cars backed up at the lights.  This is one...
Likeability

Likeability

If there is such a word as “likeability”, it is one of the most clear and direct ways for a voter to cut through the noise in an election season and predict for themselves what is going on in the race.  Most voters (conscience of it or not) use this...
Lucy Ann Lance

Lucy Ann Lance

I had a great time doing the Lucy Ann Lance radio show this past week.  Lucy’s show is run out of Ann Arbor, Michigan and she invited me on to speak about criminal justice reform mostly out of curiosity I believe. The request I received to do the show said they...