If anyone doubts why the cries are out there for #BlackLivesMatter and #DefundThePolice, this is a classic shameful example of the reality of too many when confronted by a cop.
We have been trying to reform the police for decades. You cannot reform an institution that had its origins in controlling the bodies of some.
I always told my daughter that she does not get the opportunity to make a mistake or seem to make one. Her white friends will get a pass she won’t. The police are not your friend.
I found Ali Velshi’s standalone segment shockingly honest. That he was allowed to use those two minutes to say what he said proves the changing times.
Host Katy Tur continues her objective no bars held reporting as she calls out police reports that do not reflect reality. They lie on reports even with video present.
If anyone wonders why I have been saying for some time I avoid the police as much as possible, this is classic. These officers know they are being watched but they know in America some lives don’t matter. There are generally no consequences for going just too far. That is why it was so upsetting […]
A white woman walking her dog was mad at a black man who asked her to leach her dog. Upset, she calls 911 and accuses the man falsely.
My first thought when reading about a police officer picking up a coffee at Starbucks with PIG printed on the label was not what it normally should be.
Even though this type of indignity occurred before the Trump Effect moniker, the dehumanization of the other in this administration has made it more blatant and overt.
These were two stories that really should not have been anything special requiring some sort of inordinate acknowledgment.