October Surprise

The first thing we need to discuss is the elephant in the room: what is an October Surprise? An October Surprise is defined by Wikipedia as, “in US political jargon… a news event that may influence the outcome of an election (particularly one for US presidency) whether deliberately planned or spontaneously occurring.” This year’s surpriseContinue reading “October Surprise”

Anger, Disgust, Injustice: A Response to Breonna Taylor’s Case

“Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep.” The beginning of a prayer we all know too well. If you ask most people how they think they will die, it’s usually a case of sickness or old age, unless you’re black. As a black person, it isn’t anContinue reading “Anger, Disgust, Injustice: A Response to Breonna Taylor’s Case”