Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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Flashback post from 2015... Below is a March 13, 2015, letter sent by five members of Congress regarding the Death in Custody reporting bill signed by President Obama on December 18, 2014.  The subject of deaths in police custody comes...
The body language was stiff and the choreography was not all that warm, but Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont endorsed Hillary Clinton today in New Hampshire.  There was a hug at the end of it all. And the crowd...
Crime is out of control, and rapidly getting worse. Look what is going on in Chicago and our inner cities. Not good! ........ For too many years, our inner cities have been left behind. I am going to deliver jobs, safety...
"We also have to have Organized Effort against Gangs. They are "Not just gangs of kids anymore. They are often the kinds of Kids called Super-Predators. No conscious. No empathy. We can talk about why they ended up that...
Trevor Noah of the Daily Show said it perfectly last week, "You shouldn’t have to choose between the police and the citizens that they are sworn to protect.” Supporting Black Lives Matter, caring about the countless black men and women...
The June unemployment numbers were released last week and data showed that employers added 287,000 jobs.  The unemployment rate is now 4.9% after being 5.0% in April. Black unemployment is at 4.9 percent. The African American unemployment rate of 4.8 percent...
The pubic demonstrations following the shooting of Alton Sterling in Louisiana on July 5 in Baton Rouge, have included scenes of cops clad in black military style riot gear rushing and arresting protesters for the most minor of infractions....
If the recent killings of Black males by law enforcement seem familiar, unfortunately, it is becoming just that! Although the situations, circumstances, and geographical location may change, the race and gender of the victims and the gut-wrenching pain remains...
Five officers killed and nine wounded. Dallas Police Chief David Brown has still not confirmed that mass shooter and former Army vet Micah Johnson acted alone. "We're going to turn over every rock," until we are certain that the gunman...
While other athletes are announcing they will not be going to Rio for the Olympics because of Zika virus fears, Simone Biles will be there. The gymnast is the best U.S. hope for gold medals of any athlete who...