Last weekend I presented two papers at the Central American Philosophical Association Meeting in St. Louis. I had a great time having fruitful discussions and just kicking my feet up.
Our next episode is up. Go ahead and check it out. Here I chat with Justin Clardy about the nature of love, polyamory, and so much more. Press Play below and also head to the www.unmutepodcast.co for show notes and
I have a new project that I’ve started for 2015. I have been in the business of making philosophy accessible for several years. This year I want to focus on doing it in a different way that will have a
One of the most brilliant young philosophers I know is Kristie Dotson. If you don’t believe me google her, make sure you read the ground breaking paper she wrote “How Is this Paper Philosophy?”, or check her out in the Cool
In this article I examine the role masculinity plays in police brutality and in civilian deaths at the hands of police. It is easy to confuse asserting your humanity and defending your life with asserting and defending your manhood.
I have been invited to write a paper for Oxford University Press Handbook of Philosophy and Race. My paper will be on the new racism that lurks within the criminal justice system. I’m looking forward to contributing and also reading
Recently I had the opportunity to present a paper at the American Society for Aesthetics. The panel I sat on was on Slavery and Cinema. My paper was entitled “Man Up, Man Down: Django Unchained and Black Masculinity.” In
Check out my latest piece where I argue that God should not be praised at the expense of denying praise for Human good. Here’s an excerpt: Humans should also be praised because positive reinforcement and validation teaches and encourages
Some comrades and I (Liam Bright, Tina Botts, and & Quayshawn Spencer ) co-wrote an article called “What is the State of Blacks in Philosophy?”. It has been just published in Penn State’s “Critical Philosophy of Race” journal. It’s a piece that
For almost twenty years, Howard McGary and the Rutger’s Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy have been doing their part to make the profession more diverse. This summer at the Institute, I served as a panelist as well as a
Check out my latest for HuffPost: Minorities, State Violence, and the Price of Self-Respect. Here is an excerpt. When phrases like “I am Sean Bell” is articulated, it is said in hopes that people will realize that we are all vulnerable
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My Latest Piece at HuffPost Examines what’s so bad about “acting like a man” and “acting like a Lady” from an Aristotelean and feminist perspective. You can check out the article Here. Excerpt is below. Please share with others. Gendered