The NRA’s Missed Opportunity

To Promote Gun Usage Among Blacks  Whenever a tragedy involving guns makes the news, the NRA is the first group to step up and lament "if only the victim[s] were armed the tragedy would never have happened." Strangely, that paradigm was missing in the highly publicized Trayvon Martin shooting. Perhaps this was just bad marketing.... Continue Reading →

Trayvon’s Right to Stand his Ground

there's a key question that I really wish someone would ask with regard to the Trayvon Martin trial.did Trayvon Martin have a right to stand his ground?this isn't just a key question fis probablyr the case, but also a clear weakness in the concept of a Stand Your Ground laws. few conflicts are so simple... Continue Reading →

Snowden Ate My Homework

The US Should Stop Blaming Snowden for its Own Inequities As a teacher I hear all kinds of excuses for failure. A student, with typical adolescent melodrama, bemoans how difficult my tests are and how I'm ruining his grade. You see, I'm the reason that he is failing. It's not the fact that, instead of... Continue Reading →

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