Of Lost Opportunities and Hypocrisy

In 1960 in response to police brutality, the Black Panther Party embarked on a program called “Copwatching” in which they patrolled the streets of Oakland lawfully carrying loaded firearms to patRead More…

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Stop and Frisk Policing; Did it Make our Community Safer?

For many years the city of New York congratulated Mayors, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg for making them safer. Their success was attributed to a policing practice that was later described as raRead More…

Who is going to be the Rev. James Reeb of the 21st Century?

As I watched the biopic of one of the Greatest American Generals ever, U. S Grant and his role in winning The Civil War and keeping the Union together, I could not help but wonder at the number of NoRead More…

Mass Incarceration and Prison Gerrymandering, By Dr. Leonard Sowah

In the last 2 decades most new jail and prison developments in the US a country with one of the highest prison populations in the world are in rural and suburban districts. Data reported by the LondonRead More…