Philando Castile. Alton Sterling. Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. Freddie Gray.Tamir Rice. John Crawford. These names have become etched in our collective consciousness as the victims of murder, whether their executioners have been brought to justice or not. Whether killed by police or overzealous night watchmen, these young Black men have paid with their lives for […]
Conversations are taking place all over the world about the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the two black men who were both recently gunned down by the police. Mothers and fathers are having conversations with their black sons about how to act when confronted or stopped by the police. Anger and fear […]
Hours after Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, loaded a high-powered rifle and meticulously shot 12 Dallas police officers –killing five — a lawyer friend sent me an email saying: “Sooner or later, someone was going to shoot back.” He was right. My friend was not condoning the shootings — and cold-blooded murders — of the Dallas […]
Chaos and tension continued into the early hours of this morning with five police officers killed and seven injured in Dallas, Texas. Five cops were killed by snipers during a peaceful protest in Dallas overnight.