This weekend, extremely disturbing images emerged from Charlottesville, Va. When we have actual fascists marching in our streets, spreading hate, waving Nazi flags and screaming slogans of rage aimed our neighbors, friends, family members and coworkers, disengagement is not an option.
A lot of people around the country have been debating whether Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand during the national anthem prior to games is an appropriate form of silent protest against racial injustice.
Last night after dinner my 18-year-old son grabbed his smartphone and announced that he was going outside to capture Jigglypuff.
I rolled my eyes. “Pokémon Go, right?”