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Yuri Kochiyama and Amiri Baraka play 2-on-2 in Heaven

I had this crazy dream last night.

Yuri Kochiyama and Amiri Baraka were up in heaven…playing Ronald Reagan and Strom Thurmond in a game of 2-on-2 basketball. The stakes? Dismantling the segregated institutions of heaven.

Somebody Blew Up America

[Note: This is re-posted from my weekly spoken word video/commentary for The Progressive magazine.] That there is even any controversy over building a Muslim community center in Lower Manhattan – the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque“- makes me wonder: do we Americans know the depth of our hypocrisy? Or do we…