Leadership in the Midnight Hour: Where is President Trump?

If you’ve been paying even minimal attention to current events, then you know Americans are going awwwfff! George Floyd was slowly murdered by four (former) Minneapolis Police Department officers on May 25th, 2020. Bystanders recorded video of Officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on a cuffed and detained George Floyd’s neck. This caused causing a blockage to…

The Forgotten

Editor’s Note: This is from one of my statuses on Facebook posted on 9/11/15. I’ve added to it because I feel like there’s a bit more to explore. Enjoy!! On this day in 2001, America was terrorized. People’s lives were lost. Law Enforcement, fire fighters, and first responders died for their fellow Americans. On this…

The Underlying Theme

Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback involved in the death of Tamir Rice, a 12 year old African-American boy, were not indicted by a grand jury for criminal charges. Probable charges were murder, involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, negligent homicide, and dereliction of duty weighed against Loehmann. This non indictment comes on the heels of a hung jury for the Freddie…

Mythbusters: Black on Black Crime

Racial tension is at an all time high within the confines of American culture. Events are constantly split into the subject matter of black and white. The events in question, as of late, have been police shootings of unarmed black men. One side argues the shooting was justified. The other side argues the inconsistency of the…

The Danger of Being Colorblind

America is in turmoil. Oh you don’t think so? Well, let me give you some names. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Oscar Grant. Michael Brown. Walter Scott. Sandra Bland. Eric Garner. Freddie Gray. What do these names have in common? They were all either killed by police, died in police custody, or were killed by a…