Segregation. Courtesy of Library of Congress via Wikimedia Commons

Are certain cities just doomed?

As the news of the Flint Water Crisis unfolds, I can’t help thinking about when Kanye West looked into the camera during a Hurricane Katrina telethon 11 years ago and said, “President Bush doesn’t care about black people.” Except, when I see the news about Flint, Michigan and their water poisoned with lead by those…

Waiting for Norma Rae

As anxious shoppers trekked from the warmth of their homes for Black Friday deals, at Walmarts across the country workers seized the day to strike for fair wages and fair treatment. Many of the workers who picketed instead of working, faced retaliation from a company known to intimidate those who threaten to organize. Strike and…