Brand Eff Up

America’s “brand” takes hits internationally due to continued scrutiny of police brutality and use of force. The Bahamas issues a travel advisory for men travelling to the United States.

“Bahamas Issues U.S. Travel Advisory, Warning Citizens To Be Wary Of Cops,” Huffington Post. (

What’s Up?

The need for a revolution of police practice, especially in marginalized communities. Nakia Jones

What’s Good?

“Criminalizing the hustle: Policing poor people’s survival strategies from Eric Garner to Alton Sterling,” Salon.

“How a $2 Roadside Drug Test Sends Innocent People to Jail,” NY Times.

Diggin’ in the Crates:

P: James Baldwin debates William F Buckley ( G: Diana Ramsey, “Butterfly Transition.” Queen Latifa, “U.N.I.T.Y.” M: Robert F Kennedy POLITICO: The Most Trusted White Man in America.” (