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The Nature of Blue Supremacy

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    For the past year, everywhere I’ve gone I’ve seen this flag. Every time, I was reminded that it is the blue lives that actually matter. In these countless encounters, the message was loud and clear…only blue is supreme.   I was there when five police officers died. I still grieve for their families. […]

When a White Woman Dies: On Blue Supremacy

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  Repeatedly, I’ve stood in front of cameras and audiences to loudly declare to white people, “If you don’t engage in the struggle against police brutality, the next tragedy will be yours.” Yesterday, it was. Not long after calling 911 to report a possible sexual assault, Justine Ruszczyk-Damond was gunned down by one of the […]

Texans Kill Recklessly: The Execution of Kent Sprouse

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For many years, Texans have worked tirelessly to litigate the case, guard the offender and secure the drugs. Now the moment is here, Kent Sprouse will be executed this evening at 6pm. From beginning to end, the cost of executing Sprouse will be millions of dollars. Apart from the moral contradiction of a state full […]

The Genocide of the Mentally Ill

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  Jason Harrison is dead. Jason Harrison is not dead because he was holding a screwdriver and made a movement toward Dallas police. Jason Harrison is dead because we live in a society that refuses to value and protect the lives of the mentally ill. If Dallas police officers had engaged the situation with the […]

The Real Church is in The Streets: A Speech Delivered to the Dallas Rally Against Police Brutality on December 5, 2014

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  Whose streets???   Our streets!!!   Whose streets???   Our streets!!!   Good evening, my name is Rev. Jeff Hood. I work out of the Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ…the largest LGBT church in the entire world. I serve as the Minister of Social Justice of their social justice ministry Hope for […]

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