Hung jury may lead to hanging heads

The first to be tried in the untimely and tragic death of Mr. Freddie Gray, Baltimore police officer William Porter, leaves the courtroom and dumfounds some.  The mistrial is being described as a miscarriage of justice, a missed opportunity and even a misunderstanding.  There are those who believe that while it is unfortunate, no crime […]

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Alex Landau: A Story of Police Brutality

So, it’s not a bedtime story and it’s not a new story, which causes me to believe that somewhere and for some people it is true.  I don’t think that you should tuck yourselves in with it and it certainly doesn’t warrant that warm glass a milk.  Frankly, I never really understood this request. Still, […]

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“Of Lions and Men: Mourning Samuel Dubose and Cecil the Lion

This New York Times article really needs no introduction. Roxane Gay has thoughtfully and exceptionally written in response to the recent murders of both Mr. Samuel DuBose and Cecil the Lion.  The connections made are striking and leave no one untouched.  I hope that her words contribute to our ongoing conversations on the social construct […]

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