Police officers reflect society. They bring those prejudices into their job like anyone else. Americans must self-examine as they are the only solution.
Late last night an FB post brought tears to my eyes. You see, it was my younger cousin with much younger kids going through the same modus operandi again.
Retired police detective Marq Claxton did something long overdue. He slammed the undue lionization of police when talking about the slaying of black men.
When Charles Belk was wronged by the Beverly Hills police, he found out the problem was deeper than systemic racism, and he chose to solve it immediately.
What is a black man to do? It is time to stop telling people of color to act a certain way to ensure they are safe in police encounters. Why?
President Obama gave a courageous and poignant speech in which he addressed the police, Black Lives Matter, inequities, pain, and much more.
There is a thin thread that runs from the murder-by-cop of innocent black men that goes unpunished to the delusional evil man who kills cops for revenge.
Today is a sad day in America. It is a day when lax childish gun laws intersected with a legitimate peaceful protest where police officers got killed.
Police continue to kill people of color at disproportionate levels because they are implicitly the alter ego of the country with the power to execute.
Donald Trump is messing with fire with the hate he is spewing and the following he is attracting. This young man’s bad act is but an expected outcome.