Category: Social Criticism

Picture of Anthony Bourdain Leaning on Table

I never ever expected to read you passed away from suicide. “If I am an advocate for anything, it is to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. Walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food. It’s a plus for […]

More than a week ago it happened again. Ten dead in a high school in Texas.  Again grief described as overwhelming. The pain is unbelievable. The astonishing act. The hero who risked his or her life to save many. Again the pit of my stomach turns as I swipe through the headlines on my phone. […]

After recently re-watching Spike Lee’s class Do the Right Thing my swelled up with tears. I felt my chest tightened and I wanted to scream. I sat there with the TV off for a few seconds. Such is the power of Spike Lee’s rhetoric and how successful he is at getting it across. Say what […]