I don’t want to be a priest, a prophetic wizard, or a lion tamer. I don’t want to explain why I have to do what I do. I don’t need to be sympathized for, laughed at, criticized, or rejected . I don’t need a helping hand to see me through tragedy. I don’t believe I’ll […]Read More I believe
Patrolmen’s Benevolence Association President Patrick Lynch has turned the deaths of two police officers into an excuse to incite open rebellion in New York City and a crackdown of police brutality demonstrators in NYC. The deaths of two police officers at the hand of a gunman who, on Saturday, December 20th is now a pretext […]Read More Patrick Lynch inciting an NYPD coup d’etat? Protests will “not be tolerated”?
On December 19th, a small group of protesters rallied outside City Hall in support of the New York Police Department amid criticism of excessive force in the cases of Eric Garner and Akai Gurley. Both sides showed the worst of themselves that day. First of all, the NYPD’s handling of these two protests was extremely […]Read More What I saw at the #ThankYouNYPD Rally and Marches
It all started with a single event page post by 23 year old Synead Nichols and turned into one of the largest protests against police brutality since the non-indictment of Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who killed the unarmed 18 year old black man Michael Brown. Protesters marched in support of those killed […]Read More #MillionsMarchNYC attracts 50,000 plus protesters. Videos/Photos
It is wonderful that those in the media want to talk about the NYPD’s supposed ‘restraint’ when it came to policing these protests in Manhattan but, eventually, we as a country are going to have to have a discussion about whether or not it is right and/or moral to use sonic weapons against predominantly peaceful protesters in one of the most densely populated areas in the world. If you were on the receiving end of a sonic weapon such as the one used in the aforementioned video, you may think twice about taking to the streets. Perhaps that is what the NYPD has in mind.Read More Sonic Weapon Used on Protesters in NYC
President Obama, live on CNN, called for calm and peace whilst rioting was occurring on the opposite side of the screen after the Grand Jury announcement that Officer Darren WIlson would be not be charged in the killing of unarmed 18 year old Michael Brown. I cannot think of anything more insulting than the President […]Read More Riots: The Language of the Unheard