On January 29, in my hometown of Rochester, NY, police officers responded to a call about “family trouble” in an economically distressed neighborhood with predominantly Black residents. Several officers responding to the call subsequently chased, threatened, tackled, handcuffed, pushed, pulled, and pepper-sprayed a 9-year old child who was clearly experiencing severe trauma and emotional crisisContinue reading “Transforming the Culture of Harm”
I encourage folks to watch and think about the important insights provided by one of the world’s foremost thinkers in this recent clip from Democracy Now!
Note: This content, as with the previously posted excerpts, was composed in January 2020. I have not edited any of my original thoughts relative to current events (i.e. COVID-19 pandemic) As I write this, Australia is experiencing the most extreme heatwave and bushfire season in its history, the US military, on order of President DonaldContinue reading “Flattening the Pyramids (Part 5)”