The cold truth of Shad Khan

The venerable owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars spills the tea on the First Coast’s image and potential.    By Charles Griggs “My job is to teach people how not to confuse assimilation with collaboration” – Charles Griggs After 25 years and two owners, the Jacksonville Jaguars are the jewel of Northeast Florida. Since day one, … Continue reading The cold truth of Shad Khan

Undoing the negative impacts of Consolidation

For those who have enjoyed and benefited from privilege, equality feels like oppression.    By Charles Griggs “That second man has his own way of looking at things; asks himself which debt must I pay first, the debt to the rich, or the debt to the poor?” – Ralph Waldo Emerson For months now, make … Continue reading Undoing the negative impacts of Consolidation

Righting wrongful convictions: Should I be happy or angry?

Trying to make sense of recent Williams and Myers exonerations should lead to full examination of criminal justice system. By Charles Griggs “I'm not bitter for what happened to me because the Lord Jesus Christ made me to be a man.” – Hubert "Nathan" Myers When I heard about the exoneration and release of Clifford … Continue reading Righting wrongful convictions: Should I be happy or angry?