Nonsense at the Census

(Suitland, MD – April 10, 2015) – A kidnapping. A shooting of a policeman. A police chase. A shootout with police. A dead suspect. That’s what happened, by the numbers, last night at the Census Bureau. What officials believe began as a domestic dispute injured two policemen, one fatally. Census security guard Lawrence Buckner was…

Cheers Turn to Jeers in New Orleans Regarding Michael Brown

(New Orleans, LA) – When residents of New Orleans heard about the shooting of Michael Brown, they initially felt it was a cause for celebration. After all, this was “Brownie” – the former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) who served during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This was “Brownie” – the man who…

Plessy v. Ferguson

(Ferguson, MO) – The images seen on televisions around the world for the past 12 days have been nothing short of incredible. Public executions. Angry mobs. Molotov cocktails. Armored vehicles. Tear gas. Pepper spray. Rubber bullets. Random shootings. Biological warfare. From which far away land are these scenes broadcast? Syria? Somalia? Iraq? Gaza? A GOP…

Shameful Enshrinement in Jersey City

(Jersey City, NJ) – Lawrence Campbell wanted to be famous. On Sunday, Campbell shot a rookie police officer, sealing his fame – and support from his community. The 27-year-old native of Jersey City – a fine residential area – entered the Walgreens drug store at Kennedy Boulevard and Communipaw Avenue, assaulted a security guard, took…