Victor Armstrong says racism and explicit and implicit biases is a layered problem that seeps into every crevice of society, which means it makes its way into law enforcement, schools, and healthcare. It’s easy to say racism needs to stop, but Armstrong points out that often people are unaware of
When I moved to New Orleans in February 2006, it was five and a half months after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city, and the storm still pulsed in its streets and people. A rescue boat appeared to be parallel parked outside of my Marigny apartment on Elysian Fields, and dogs
Singer Keith England had just finished his Sunday evening gig at the Standing Room in Hermosa Beach, California. It was about 9:30 p.m. when he began heading down Pier Ave. and crossed paths with a young man who asked him for help.