The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to write long dialogues on large topics.
Violating the 4th Amendment guarantees against illegal searches and seizures is not the way to solve crime problems.
Too often, systems of oppression turn those who are the targets of the oppression against one another.
An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution.
Sadly, whites are rarely open to what black and brown folks have to say regarding their ongoing experiences with racist mistreatment. And we are especially reluctant to discuss what that mistreatment means for us as whites: namely that we end up with more and better opportunities as the flipside of discrimination.
It’s hard to say when or if we will actually arrive at that place called ‘post-racial’, or, better yet, post-racism.
I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.
When you understand your obligations to God then you can understand your obligations to society.
See, it’s no in between: you’re either free or you’re a slave.
One of the lies that we tell ourselves is that we’re making progress; but Huey’s chair’s empty.