My Rude Awakening on White Males, Brown Females and #BlackLivesMatter

A personal epiphany about race and gender, to my fellow white males: No matter how sincerely we think we get it, we don’t really get it. I’ll explain. It started in 2012 when I met Leela at the iconic Greenwich Village jazz club Smalls. Leela (pictured...

No justice on earth until girls are free from these horrors

There is no graver (self-imposed) risk to human existence than the ravaging of our planet and there is no greater outrage on our planet than the wholesale oppression of girls and women. I defy you to listen to these stories without getting overwhelmed with horror and...