War on Drugs or War on Blacks?

With drug usage virtually identical across race why is that there are 3  Black for every 2 Latinos, and 1 white arrested, convicted, and sentenced for non-violated drug offenses.  This unexplained and troubling statistic must be forthrightly confronted and an eliminated as soon as possible.   A major factor in our justice system working properly, is our collectively respect and …

Home News Chicago Teen Killed by Police Called 911 3 Times Asking for Help, and Dispatcher Hung Up on Him

Source:  Stephen Crockett/ The Root Quintonio LeGrier, 19, called police three times Dec. 26 to ask for help. During one of the calls, the dispatch operator hung up on the teen, who was later fatally shot by police.  Quintonio LeGrier, the Chicago teen who was fatally shot by police, called 911 three times the day he was killed, asking for …

People Over Politics!

Today while waiting to hear the annual Oklahoma “State of the State” speech, I was humbled realizing  that for another year I get to work on behalf of the PEOPLE of Oklahoma  as the lobbyist for Oklahoma Policy Institute and Together Oklahoma. The start of the session is always a time of high energy and expectations. The start of session …