To Our (Lazy) Allies

To Our (Lazy) Allies

Last year, I wrote about discussing race with white people. Around that time, I harbored the suspicion that I was The Black Friend [1] whose presence and friendship validated lazy allies.[2] This election proved me right. Visible minorities in these white and/or elite...
How Did Trump Win: The Ebb and Flow of Progress in America

How Did Trump Win: The Ebb and Flow of Progress in America

Newton’s Third Law states “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” Perhaps this principle applies equally to social progress and the enlargement of freedom, inclusion, and equality in the United States of America. Our history is littered with...