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Law student, anti-poverty advocate, anti-racism advocate, and proud progressive from South Carolina who makes my home in Houston.

Real Name: William DuBose

Location: Houston, Texas, AMERICA

Occupation: Law Student

Groups: Okiciyap (we help), Houston Area Kossacks, Support the Dream Defenders

Diaries published: 115 (8 days since last diary on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:30 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1106 (2 days since last comment on Sun May 03, 2015 at 11:25 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 13334

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Paul Ryan Mentions Car Crash Tragedy; Joe Biden Undeterred , 432 comments, 690 recommends

People Following Grizzard: 163

Grizzard's Most Recent Diaries:

Imagine for a moment that a man's neck was almost severed, nearly clean cut in the most painful way possible, while in the custody of the people charged with the duty of protecting and serving. ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 447 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:30 AM PDT with 417 Recommends
David R. Dow, left. With Franklin. Meet David R. Dow. I've written about him a handful of times on this very site, usually in a space describing laudable educators or men who have motivated me to ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 07:45 PM PDT with 168 Recommends
The local television news uttered a foreboding refrain. "When we return, some sad news about a local college football player." At 13, I hadn't experienced much loss. All of my heroes were ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 05:01 PM PST with 54 Recommends
Meet the football team at Academic Magnet High School, a public school near Charleston, South Carolina. As you can see here, they're almost entirely white, with the exception of a single teammate.
by Grizzard
Comment Count 186 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 01:18 PM PDT with 185 Recommends
A couple of decades ago, before he had made waves by bringing the Equal Justice Initiative to prominence, before he had written transformative books, and before he launched me on my path to public ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 10:39 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Cross-posted from TheLoneDissent , the new home of my anti-racist and criminal justice writing. Levar Jones was shot by a (now) former member of the South Carolina Highway Patrol earlier this month.
by Grizzard
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2014 at 02:05 PM PDT with 223 Recommends

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