Tag Archives: Danette Chavis

The NFL Protest weekend from Hell

I need to take a break from the Book of Face. The cause of my abstention is the whole NFL/Taking a knee for Colin controversy. Lost in all the back-and-forth I’m reading about the appropriateness (or lack thereof) in the protests taking place around the league was that Kaepernick started taking a knee because of […]

Demand police accountability!

On my radio show, I had spoken to Danette Chavis on more than one occasion regarding the Eric Garner case and the larger issue of lack of police accountability when people (usually people of color, but not always) die or are severely injured in the course of ‘normal’ events. Friday┬ámarked the one-year anniversary of the […]

The premiere of Brooklyn Culture Jam Radio!

Well, they said it couldn’t be done, but I’m doing my own show now (with the help and cooperation of the great folks of ‘Sex and Politics’ and the folks at Brooklyn College radio station WBCR). It’s called ‘the Brooklyn Culture Jam‘ and it’s styled as a mix of politics, culture, local stories and music, […]