Poem Invites Us to Repair Unjust Past

Poem Invites Us to Repair Unjust Past

Amanda Gorman proudly declared that “being American is more than a pride we inherit,” in her brilliant poem written for President Biden’s inauguration ceremony. “It’s the past we step into and how we repair it,” she said. Her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” is both...
Until Black Women’s Lives Matter

Until Black Women’s Lives Matter

I can hear helicopters circling over my city as I write these words. It’s a few hours after the attorney general’s announcement about Breonna Taylor here in Louisville. Sickness settles in my stomach as I begin to digest the news that one officer was indicted because...
No More Playing Around with Police Brutality

No More Playing Around with Police Brutality

If some people didn’t get the message of the protests against police brutality, with persons around the world marching down city streets and country roads after the death of George Floyd, then the athletes of the WNBA, the NBA and MLS are repeating it loud and clear....