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
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
On October 28th, 2017, a rally will be held in Shelbyville,Tn. The rally is called, "White Lives Matter" lead by a group of White Nationalists. An event that I want no part of. Being a Tennessean myself, I know the history of my state very well. Tennessee,Georgia, and Alabama are cradles for The Ku … Continue reading Is hate-speech considered Free-Speech?
Today the United Nations declared that October 11th, would now be considered "International Day of The Girl", bringing awareness to the fact that 1 in 4 girls world-wide will become married before the age of 14. Girls are also more likely to end up as sex trafficking slaves than boys are. Girls are also subject … Continue reading Where is the International Day of The Boy?
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”
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.”