What happened to Eric Garner in Staten Island the other day conjured an eerily similar killing for me. In Spike Lee’s movie Do The Right Thing, Radio Raheem dies after NYPD cops put him in a chokehold. Garner too succumbed after officers placed him in a deadly embrace and choked the life out of him.
Radio Raheem’s death occured in a movie, but Garner’s real life murder joins a list of innumerable black men who’ve died at the hands of police for no other reason than the fact that they’re black, and male, and living in America.

What’s For Dinner?
Sweet Chili Tofu with Thai Basil
Chop 1 clove garlic finely Remove florets from broccoli Sprinkle with olive oil salt and pepper. Add garlic, toss and place in skillet or other roasting pan for 10 to 15 minutes in 400° oven. Stuffed Cornbread (w bacon, cheddar, onion, green pepper)

Prepare cornbread mixture as directed on Albers ir Jiffy box Cook and crumble four slices bacon Chop onion and green pepper about tablespoon each Grate cheddar about 1/4 cup Gold bacon, onion, pepper, and cheddar into mixture Bake as directed Eat! Yes, I cooked this…

Random Writing I Find On The Streets of Oakland …

Obamarkism intrigues me as it implies that Obama’s economic strategies somehow created a new arm of Marxism, which highlights his brilliance and negates what I imagine the vandal wanted to convey. It Will Be Okay or What I Imagine Mayor Quan Tells Herself Every Morning…