A First Amendment Primer (Since Some of Y’all Are Confused) by Chris Thompson

A First Amendment Primer (Since Some of Y’all Are Confused) The number of adult humans who don’t understand how the First Amendment works and what censorship truly looks like is sad, astounding, and expected all as the same time. This isn’t a Millennials/Gen Z problem, nor is it a Boomer problem (us Gen Xers areContinue reading “A First Amendment Primer (Since Some of Y’all Are Confused) by Chris Thompson”

A Tale of Two Protests by Chris Thompson

A Tale of Two Protests  Yesterday the 6th day of January in the year 2021,  I spent the entire day seeing the United States of America’s hypocrisy on full display domestically in the most explosive fashion I have ever seen. Not happy with the Presidential election results, hordes of Trump supporters descended upon Washington, DC,Continue reading “A Tale of Two Protests by Chris Thompson”

“Defund the Police” Means “Defund the Police” by Chris Thompson

“Defund the Police” Means “Defund the Police” “Defund the Police” means “Defund the Police”. Folks don’t need to “rebrand” the phrase. We don’t need to make it palatable for a broader audience. I don’t care what prominent Negro you cite who thinks the phrase is too “harsh”. It means what it means and the creatorsContinue reading ““Defund the Police” Means “Defund the Police” by Chris Thompson”

Don’t Kill My Vibe: On Letting Folks Have Small Wins by Chris Thompson

Don’t Kill My Vibe: On Letting Folks Have Small Wins  The election is (somewhat) over. It took nearly a week to determine some states, and despite the recounts and the sitting president’s own denial, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be next President and Vice President of the U.S. respectively. Everyone remembers when the AssociatedContinue reading “Don’t Kill My Vibe: On Letting Folks Have Small Wins by Chris Thompson”

What to Expect When Expecting (a Contentious Election) by Chris Thompson

What to Expect When Expecting (a Contentious Election) 2020 is the year that is lasting a decade. So it is only fitting that 2020, a year mired in a global pandemic, the exposure of the lethal flaws in our economy and health system, and a summer of unrest over years-long racial injustice, we have a presidential electionContinue reading “What to Expect When Expecting (a Contentious Election) by Chris Thompson”