Culture

Race Fatigue

It’s been a week since the jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder for the killing of Trayvon Martin.  And it’s been that long since America has been unmercifully subjected to non–stop coverage of false indignation manifesting itself…
Derryck Green
July 20, 2013
Culture

George Zimmerman Verdict

The jury has ruled- considering the evidence presented, and rightly in my opinion- that George Zimmerman is innocent.  Despite the considerable emotion surrounding this case, justice has been served.  Not “justice for Trayvon” and not “justice for George”; but simply…
Derryck Green
July 13, 2013
Politics

Eric Holder Should Resign, But Won’t

The calls for Eric Holder’s resignation are not only increasing, they’re growing louder- and for good reason.  Holder has been an extremely divisive individual since his 2009 “nation of cowards” speech at a Justice Department event marking Black History Month.…
Derryck Green
June 7, 2013
Culture

Reaction(s) To Obama’s Morehouse Speech

There has been quite a bit of reaction to the president’s commencement speech this past weekend at the historically-black Morehouse College, and it seems as if there were as many people who disliked it as there were those who loved…
Derryck Green
May 23, 2013