Baltimore and Non Sequiturs

By Detrich Peeler (Morocco) Today’s vocabulary lesson Non sequitur: a conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement. Example: Black person: We want the police to stop shooting our unarmed black men, we want transparency, accountability and justice. White person: What about the culture of criminality, low test scores…

Musings on Ferguson

By Detrich Peeler (Senegal) I am really saddened by the news I am reading related to Ferguson and other senseless violence against black people in America. From where I sit in Dakar it has been thrown into stark relief how divided America still is, in ways that are hard to explain to non-Americans. The image…