A few weeks ago I presented at the first annual Philosopher’s Cocoon philosophy conference at the University of Tampa. Philosopher’s Cocoon is a community that seeks to help, assist, and support young career philosophers. I had the opportunity to meet … Continue reading
I was recently highlighted in John Jay College website about a few things Ive done this summer. You can check out the actual article here.
This July I was able to create and run a summer seminar in philosophy for adjudicated and formerly incarcerated adults at John Jay College. The experience was amazing and fulfilling for all those who participated (students and professors). Below are … Continue reading
Myself along with others Members of The Society of Young Black Philosophers (Quayshawn Spencer and Luvell Anderson) presented at the Diversity In Philosophy Conference on the Status of Blacks in Philosophy. It took place at the University of Dayton in … Continue reading
I’ve enjoyed you all this semester. Now relax for the summer. Below is our class picture.
Can you believe it? Some folks got together and decided to do a musical about Rawls’ political philosophy treatise, “A theory of Justice”. Yes, there actually is a musical filled with melodies about the veil of ignorance, the original position, and principles of justice. … Continue reading
The folks at Public Philosophy Network in New York City has a cool conversation series happening on the East Side. They are bringing philosophy to the public, the way it’s suppose to be. Check out the schedule below for some … Continue reading
My new business cards with words from Franz Fanon, Angela Davis, and W.E.B. Dubois on the back.
A lot of us hate to be criticized. No one likes to be told that their idea sucks or they are not living up to their potential, that they are not doing what they are suppose to, or they are … Continue reading
They say, “you can take the woman out of philosophy but you cant take philosophy out of the woman.” (I dont know who said this, but someone said it). Philosophers are not only obsessed with questions but also with clarity … Continue reading
By the video above by Steven Johnson, I guess you have figured out that I do not agree with the myth of the arm chair philosopher, a person one sits and receives ideas and produce great philosophical thought all by … Continue reading
Last night Former President Bill Clinton gave a speech that, by social media standards, rocked the nation. By the look of the articles I’ve read this morning, it appears that pundits and writers think the same thing. For almost 50 … Continue reading