Samantha Power lectures at Vanderbilt

Samantha Power, Former UN Ambassador, was in Nashville last night to offer insights into her career. A former critic of the US government turned insider, who once rallied against US foreign policy who is now in great favor of American exceptionalism. Her career was quite fascinating, whereas she offered many inspiring words of making the … Continue reading Samantha Power lectures at Vanderbilt

Tennessee Civil Asset Forfeiture Challenged by Nalini-Global

On 10/17/2017 , the Metro Nashville Council, held a meeting on resolution RS2017-920- Shared Equitable Program  This bill proposed that assets seized during police activities that are to later be sold would be divided up between local police departments and the federal DEA.  On the surface, it would appear that this bill is simply creating … Continue reading Tennessee Civil Asset Forfeiture Challenged by Nalini-Global

Gentrification is a losing battle: “Read Niccolo Machiavelli”

Oct/3/2017; As I approached the 6th district courthouse in Nashville,Tn,  on Oct.3rd, 2017, around 6pm, there was a group of Native Americans protesting outside the building, chanting, "Columbus Day is Murder Day. Today is Indigenous People's Day!" A local Native American, Albert Bender, lead the group. We briefly spoke about the DCS and CPS epidemic … Continue reading Gentrification is a losing battle: “Read Niccolo Machiavelli”

Child Support Enforcement Agency, “We don’t care if you see your child.”

September 23,2017- On September 23rd, 2017,  Memphis Legislator , Antonio Parkinson, held a "Block Party For Peace" event featuring a Townhall meeting with the Child Support Enforcement Agency. Onlookers had the chance to address concerns with the agency and lawmakers directly. In attendance was, Kenya Rahmaan, founder of the child-support reform organization known as the … Continue reading Child Support Enforcement Agency, “We don’t care if you see your child.”