Oct 23, 2019
Ending the death penalty, which is disproportionately imposed on African Americans, would be a good first step toward righting some of this nation’s wrongs.
Mar 25, 2019
In calling for a moratorium on executions, the California governor has shown tremendous moral courage. He has my eternal gratitude.
Feb 28, 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam offers a painful reminder that certain white people in this country just don’t get it, and likely never will.
Jan 21, 2019
After being defined by so many others in unrecognizable terms, it’s time to set the record straight.
Nov 8, 2018
I have been forced to live in a 4½-by-11-foot cage against my will. Only literature can offer an escape from my hellish existence.
Oct 24, 2018
The ongoing support of capital punishment belies this country’s claim to having moved past the primitive stage of human development.
Oct 3, 2018
Understanding our history in this country is important, especially in our present-day reality with Trump in the White House.
Sep 3, 2018
Wrongly convicted prisoners assert their innocence, and research backs them up, yet some politicians and law enforcement officials continue to propagate lies and prop up an unjust system.
Apr 10, 2018
The real news is out there to be found, and it's up to all of us to find it.
Jan 31, 2018
The horrible things I suffered in 2004—when California attempted to murder me in its death chamber—should not surprise anyone. Lynchings and executions are a fact of African-American life.
Dec 31, 2017
Justice today is just like the justice of yesteryear, especially when it comes to the use of capital punishment.
Nov 22, 2017
The author has been in San Quentin since 1985 and is fighting to prevent the state of California from killing him for a murder he says he did not commit.