civil rights

Black Lives Matter and Police Fatalities – The Struggle For Progress in an Imperfect World

A number of readers sought my opinion on the recent wave of police shootings and civil unrest this month. I hadn’t planned to write anything about this topic, as much of my opinion on Black Lives Matter (BLM) and the police can be found in a few articles I’ve already posted: https://justtaptheglass.com/post/104760565394/ferguson-and-race-relations-part1 https://justtaptheglass.com/post/117772177598/freddie-gray-protests I’ll highlight …

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What We Learned From Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and Ferguson (Part 1)

  I enjoy discussions with friends. Last week, I had a conversation with friends about Ferguson, MO and the aftermath of the Darren Wilson decision. Yahoo story on Ferguson: https://news.yahoo.com/mayor-vows-rebuild-riot-torn-us-town-ferguson-200210678.html We explored police misconduct, misguided protests, and suggestions for how blacks (and America at large) can move forward. This article will not focus on whether officer …

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