The post from Dr Bernice King is a sobering reminder of her father’s assassination 52 years ago in Memphis Tennessee There are three things that run through my head as I sit with that. He died in solidarity with sanitation workers The Memphis sanitation workers were on strike to protest inhumane working conditions — two […]
Read More Martin Luther King was assassinated 52 years ago today
Stamped: racism, antiracism, and you — a book for the family teach in.
Read More Antiracism, the remix has dropped
A month back I watched a documentary on Abdus Salam, the first physicist from Pakistan to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. During his lifetime, he made significant contributions to quantum mechanics and was awarded the Nobel for his development of theory of the electroweak interaction. You can watch it on Netflix, here is […]
Read More The stateless quantum mechanics of Abdus Salam
The picture and words are from the The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. It is a memorial to the 4,400 and some victims of racial terror — mostly African Americans were murdered between the years 1877 and 1950. Last weekend as I tried to wrap my mind around the tragedy, my […]
Read More Because Peace Requires Bravery
How pervasive is facial recognition use in American cities?
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As the current administration of the U.S. continues to place restrictions on travel to Cuba, my heart aches, and my mind goes to back to amazing days that we spent in Havana and Trinidad last summer. A year later, impressions remain with me. Walking the streets of Habana and Trinidad, one is left optimistic on […]
Read More Cuba as a prayer to inclusion
Should we end prisons? I have been thinking through this question since reading a recent New York Times article on Ruth Wilson Gilmore’s efforts to dismantle, if not slow the role of, the prison industrial complex. Her focus has been the California prison system and has a book you should check out called The Golden […]
Read More Do we need prisons?