Preserve, Protect & Defend

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Why is it Suddenly Unreasonable to Ask the President for Help? **Edit**-This piece wouldn’t be possible without a conversation with @bohemianrhapsdy that really challenged my thinking on the issue. Thanks to her for contributing and not letting me off the hook. Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Michael Brown. One invocation … Continue reading

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Five Things You Should Know About Race in America

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This guest post on the national environment in the wake of Michael Brown’s tragic death comes to us again from @SeeSenyour. Follow him and check this piece for ideas on how to get involved.   In the wake of the Michael Brown tragedy, my hometown of St. Louis is both literally and figuratively on fire. … Continue reading

What We Can Learn from Stephen A. Smith

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This post comes to us via a generous contribution from @SeeSenyour, a good friend of mine and a knowledgeable voice about basketball and sports commentary.   On July 25th 2014, ESPN Anchor Stephen A. Smith went on national television and said this about domestic violence: “We know they’re wrong. We know they’re criminal. We know they … Continue reading

Door-To-Door Racism

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So if you’re wondering why my output on the blog has been so light lately (you probably aren’t), I’ve been trying to use this summer after finishing my Master’s as a time to gather myself and prepare everything financially for my big move to the big city to actually start my career. I tried to … Continue reading

Guest Blog~Am I Troy Davis? And What Now?

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**Editor’s Note** Because of the overwhelming response from those who wish to collaborate and write with us, We at 40 Acres and a Cubicle have decided to run guest blog spots weekly if possible (if interested hit us up at 40acresandacubicle@gmail.com). We are working on a site and domain redesign that will free us from … Continue reading

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