“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”

Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right by Chris Thompson

Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right A few weeks ago when I saw the hashtag #GoyAway trending, I thought that perhaps this was a new action by my Jewish family to rightfully ask gentiles to leave them alone for a minute. Because let’s be honest: gentiles have been bothering the Chosen PeopleContinue reading “Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right by Chris Thompson”

All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s by Chris Thompson

All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s Monika Diamond was killed in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 18.  I don’t remember where I first heard the phrase, “Black men are the white people of Black people”, but the truth of it couldn’t be more exemplified when rapper and celebrity Joe Budden tweeted out “Black Trans Lives Matter”. IContinue reading “All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s by Chris Thompson”