Op-Ed: How Trayvon Martin Made Me Quit My Job

Four years ago the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin changed the course of my career and my life. In 2012 while working for Coca Cola the tragic news of the shooting hit. I was devastated and like many of my peers, identified with the slain teenager. I lived in a gated community in Central Florida,…

Ferguson? Mike Brown? It STILL Matters!

During the height of protests in Ferguson, Missouri I wrote the piece below. I find it fitting to share it again as so many non-melanated and melanated folk alike are up in arms with Beyonce for: 1. Celebrating the amazingness and strength of Black culture, and 2. honoring the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther…