It’s time to cure the violence–and stop the politricking

Published by the St. Louis American, October 17, 2019   The carnage of black bodies this summer, especially children, took a toll of all of us who care about humanity and who tirelessly work for racial justice. What compounded this bloody summer’s negative impact is the way some chose to respond to the crisis. The […]

Needed: New strategies for building power

Published in St. Louis American March 14, 2017 Last week’s mayoral result was like getting a whoopin’ as a kid because of something you weren’t supposed to do. Those whacks across the butt were painful but you could’ve totally avoided them had you chose to do the right thing. You didn’t, and now you’re licking […]

Mayoral race exposes lack of leadership

Published in St. Louis American, Thursday February 16, 2017  I’ve come to accept the “social” in social media, especially Facebook, rather than see the media as an effective political tool. Sharing photos of newborns, family gatherings and what people ate for lunch. Periodically there’s some political gems in between the social stuff. I stumbled across […]