Justice Deferred: Looking at History to Make Sense of the Grand Juries’ Decisions Not to Indict the Policemen who Killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner by M. Pitter

The recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed Michael Brown and police officer Daniel Pantaleo who killed Eric Garner with an illegal choke hold or ‘carotid restraint’, have plunged many people here and around the world into serious concern and contemplation as to how this could have … Continue reading Justice Deferred: Looking at History to Make Sense of the Grand Juries’ Decisions Not to Indict the Policemen who Killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner by M. Pitter

Kohlapuri Chappal Incident by S. Edwards

Sarah Edwards is a struggling writer deeply involved in experimentation with the English language and literature. Her work is forthcoming in Electric Cereal and Reality Hands. Kohlapuri Chappal Incident This is about the time when my mother sent me to buy Kohlapuri chappals[1] for her but it is not about the time that made it … Continue reading Kohlapuri Chappal Incident by S. Edwards

Why Modern American Racism Will Exist for Another Few Hundred Years by M. Pitter

The murder of Michael Brown and the police intimidation and brutality that followed has pulled today's mainstream discourse back into ascertaining how this country's race problems could be resolved. Resolution of this historically American issue implies a sort of eradication of racism from American society. But how could this be achieved? Modern racism (as we … Continue reading Why Modern American Racism Will Exist for Another Few Hundred Years by M. Pitter