Justice Department Study to Explore Police Bias

Source: Melanie Eversley/USA Today At the end of a summer that has included several controversial and sometimes fatal confrontations between police and unarmed black people, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that his office is spearheading a study of potential law enforcement bias in five to-be-named cities. The fatal Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., which …

Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Teenager; Outraged Town Protests

Source: Andrew Kirell /Mediate A city in the St. Louis metropolitan area has become incredibly tense after local police reportedly shot and killed an unarmed teenager on Saturday afternoon. 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson police officers during an encounter near the Canfield Green Apartments. According to KMOV, witnesses say Brown was unarmed and had his hands in the air when he was …

Good Fathers: Needed Now More Than Ever

Last year,  I posted this picture of me and my father-in-law on facebook  with the following caption below it: Responding to the post, my first cousin responded as followers: “D… That’s Junior Solomon [my biological]? If so he looks so different than I remember… Maybe if he didn’t have that hat on… Wow!“  Unfortunately my cousin’s question shows the relationship status between my father …