Life and Death As Seen Though the Eyes of the Shooter

This is an article I received via email from The Black Star Project (www.BlackstarProject.org).  We as a community need to change the way we address violence in our community.  We need to address the causes of violence, not just react to the violence. Table of Contents   Links: The Black Star Project's website: blackstarproject.org   … Continue reading Life and Death As Seen Though the Eyes of the Shooter

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4 Reasons Why the US Police Force Is an Extension of Slavery and White Supremacy (That You Were Probably Never Taught)

4 Reasons Why the US Police Force Is an Extension of Slavery and White Supremacy (That You Were Probably Never Taught) by Vanessa Rochelle Lewis A very good article that speaks on 4 topics: The Police Were Tools Used to Protect the Institution of Slavery The Police Were Used to Enforce Black Code/Vagrancy/Jim Crow Laws … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why the US Police Force Is an Extension of Slavery and White Supremacy (That You Were Probably Never Taught)

A Brief History of Slavery and the Origins of American Policing

A Brief History of Slavery and the Origins of American Policing by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D. A very good overview of the connection between slavery and the development of the American police department. We need to understand His-story or else we are doomed to repeat it. We must protect ourselves from those institutions that are … Continue reading A Brief History of Slavery and the Origins of American Policing