Hey RLD Family! I had the privilege of appearing on the American Bar Association podcast “The JustPod” this week. The host Emily Johnson and I chatted about what the ethical … Continue reading RLD on The JustPod: Prosecutorial Discretion
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There has been a swirling controversy over a freestyle that rapper Jay Z performed at his Webster Hall conference in May. His freestyle, which was to honor slain rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle, has the following lyrics:
Gentrify your own hood before these people do it/ Claim eminent domain and have your people move in/ That’s a small glimpse into what Nipsey was doing/ For anybody still confused as to what he was doing.”
Some folks said on Twitter that gentrification can only be viewed in a negative way because it requires pricing people out of their own neighborhood.
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Hey RLD Fam! I am really thrilled about my latest piece to run in Essence Magazine. It was fueled out of the horror of seeing just about every recently elected … Continue reading New in Essence: More Women Of Color Are Getting Elected As District Attorneys, But Can They Stay There?
In honor of Father’s Day, I’m sharing some of the greatest pieces of advice my father has given me over the years. He tended to speak in parables/riddles – it … Continue reading Pearls of Wisdom From Papa P.
Hey RLD Fam, Super thrilled that my latest piece appears on the blog Very Smart Brothas. They are doing a series “America in Black”. My piece explores the stereotypes and … Continue reading You’re So Different: Ok, But What Makes You Black?