Tag: police

Minneapolis Police Kills Unarmed, Blonde, Bride-to-Be. What happens NOW?

Minneapolis Police Kills Unarmed, Blonde, Bride-to-Be. What happens NOW?
Minneapolis Police: No Questions, Only Bullets by A Comeaux Hash tag JamarClark. Hash tag TrayvonMartin. Eric. Laquan. Sandra Bland. Damn, our very own PhilandoCastille. Still, even on-camera his execution was justified with no reprimand for the fearful shooter behind the badge. How many others were taken by the authorities who were “in fear of their... Read more »

This Korryn Gaines Video is Painful to Watch

This Korryn Gaines Video is Painful to Watch
Korryn Gaines news from the Independent:  A mother who allegedly threatened police with a shotgun has been shot dead in the US during a raid over driving offences. Korryn Gaines’s five-year-old son was also shot in a limb during a stand-off with police at their home in Randallstown, Maryland PAINFUL to watch. This is from... Read more »

Alton Sterling & Philando Castille: Queens, Rise Up

Alton Sterling & Philando Castille: Queens, Rise Up
By A Comeaux Yesterday was surreal on many levels. After Black Americans celebrated Independence Day—freedom—we were reminded that we are NOT, collectively nor individually, free at all. Alton Sterling In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was shot dead, point-blank range. Sterling’s hands were empty as he bled to death. But that’s not the part that broke... Read more »
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“Why We Didn’t Protest When a 9-Year-Old was Murdered”

“Why We Didn’t Protest When a 9-Year-Old was Murdered”
By Sylvia Snowden For some strange reason, a lot of people–black, white and otherwise–have asked me “Why do black people only care when the police kill a black person?  Why didn’t black people get this upset when a black person killed a 9-year-old black child named Tyshawn Lee?” I mean, I don’t really know, but... Read more »

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"
By A Comeaux I’m  in Minneapolis. My head is pounding, my body is aching and it hurts to breathe. Light pains my eyes and my ears are ringing like a faint cry in the distance. My job calls it the flu. Today, I know it just hurts being black. Last night while I kissed on... Read more »

The Baltimore Riot Mom is a Distraction

The Baltimore Riot Mom is a Distraction
By A Comeaux I’m fresh out of chill or vain desire to beat around anyone’s bush so let me get right in…let’s talk about Baltimore. America loves a good ‘mammy’. They love a solid neck-rolling, two-snaps and an eye lash batting sister whose no nonsense candor gives them chuckles to boot! *cue NeNe on Glee... Read more »
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An Open Letter to My Black Son

An Open Letter to My Black Son
by A Comeaux An Open Letter to #mySun At 8-years-old you still believe in superheroes and friendly neighbors. You see the world with love in your eyes and no color-lines in sight. I love that about you. I’m sorry it’s not awesome in today’s world. I’m sorry that you will be judged by your skin... Read more »

Hypocrisy and Rich Hollywood Addicts

Hypocrisy and Rich Hollywood Addicts
By A Comeaux Maybe I’m in rare form. Addiction tends to send me to a dark place where stars are too distant to shine. While I send my condolences to all lives lost in addiction, Philip Seymour Hoffman is an expensive name to a cheap drug that’s claimed countless lives. So I hear the NYPD... Read more »