Defund The Police You Say?

Where in the “Sam Hill” is Eugene, Oregon? I have no idea, but I would love to study the people in that community. It seems they implemented police defunding long before the world watched Derek Chauvin murder George Floyd on the streets of Minneapolis. In fact, Eugene Oregon began defunding police thirty years ago. Those ofContinue reading “Defund The Police You Say?”

Overwhelmed by the Barrage of Information?: 5 Social Justice Organizations You Can Get Involved In

For the past couple of weeks, I have been consuming so much information about the transformation that is taking place around the country. Like many of you, I am so inspired and hopeful that we will finally be able to take a quantum leap in the fight against systemic racism, injustice, and inequality. If youContinue reading “Overwhelmed by the Barrage of Information?: 5 Social Justice Organizations You Can Get Involved In”

Henry McCollum: Freed After 30 Years On Death Row

On September 26, 1983, with her underwear shoved down her throat using a stick, the body of Sabrina Buie was found. She had been brutally beaten and raped; her body left bare in a field with only her bra that had been pushed up around her neck. Sabrina Buie was 11-years old when her lifeContinue reading “Henry McCollum: Freed After 30 Years On Death Row”

QUEEN AND SUMMEY

As I sat there watching Queen and Slim my mind wandered back… It was a beautiful summer day and we didn’t have a care in the world. Two professional black people taking a break from the grind of litigation. We found ourselves at Lowe’s in Morehead City plant shopping. Satisfied with our selection, we checkedContinue reading “QUEEN AND SUMMEY”

What are your thoughts on Capital Punishment?

Hi everyone! I know I haven’t posted in a while. My apologies. I really have missed blogging. Lately, it seems that all of my energy has been consumed between mommy duties and practicing law. I will share some of my mommy duty stories with you later. I promise! But today, I woke up wanting toContinue reading “What are your thoughts on Capital Punishment?”