“Or Does It Explode?” On the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s Death


Originally posted on Destructive Anachronism:
As I’m sure most of you are aware, today marks the fiftieth anniversary since the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, where he had been since 18 March assisting the sanitation workers striking for better pay and working conditions. King, whom…

A Conspiracy of Silence: Why are Jamaicans just not bothered by injustice? An op-ed by Jaevion Nelson


Rather belatedly, I am printing below the other opinion column that really grabbed my attention, last week. Youth and HIV activist Jae Nelson will be 27 years old next week. He is one of the smartest young Jamaicans I know. And he has just got a regular column in the “Gleaner,”  for which I congratulate … More A Conspiracy of Silence: Why are Jamaicans just not bothered by injustice? An op-ed by Jaevion Nelson