Tag Archives: police

  • BlackandBlueNews: What Happens When A White Woman ‘Interferes’ with Police?

    Oct 14, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment


    *No use of force. No Taser. No arrest. As a retired veteran sergeant of the Los Angeles Police Department, I have been a participant/observer in the “tale of two police departments.” That is, the way officers treat  affluent community members versus citizens who are less fortunate. And believe me, it’s no secret among the rank […]

  • President Obama Says Mistrust of Police Corroding Society

    Sep 28, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Via HuffPost) – The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exists in too many other communities and is having a corrosive effect on the nation, particularly on its children, President Barack Obama says. He blames the feeling of wariness on persistent […]

  • Steven Ivory: Get Stopped and Anything Can Happen

    Aug 20, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *One evening last month,  Oklahoma City,   Fourth of July weekend.  I left my family’s home and was driving back to my hotel downtown when in the distance I noticed  on the other side of the street and headed in the opposite direction, a police cruiser. Like most black men born and raised in America, […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Preservation of Life

    Aug 18, 14 by riversteff 1 Comment


    *The longer you live the easier it is to have foresight. A friend of mine calls it being able to see the end of the movie at the beginning of the movie. Once you’ve seen enough movies it becomes easier to predict how they’re going to end. While most of the news coverage surrounding the […]

  • The Tatum Talks: The Unnoticeable Death of Mike Brown

    Aug 12, 14 by tatumtalks 15 Comments


    *Is it just me, or is the death of 18 year-old Mike Brown getting lost in your newsfeed? Confession:  I have to force myself to keep up with the current situation in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.   Although I could blame the attention-grabbing headlines of Robin Williams’ death, or the onslaught of airstrikes, cease-fires and Ebola […]

  • NYPD Officer Stripped of Shield After Choking Out Eric Garner (Watch)

    Jul 21, 14 by avereno 3 Comments


    *NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo is caught up in quite a predicament. Officer Pantaleo was caught on tape executing a chokehold on a Staten Island resident named Eric Garner. Garner, a 400 pound asthmatic father, was placed in a chokehold and killed in the presence of eight other police officers and onlookers – one of which […]