I can still see the warm glow of the “Season’s Greetings” marquee stretched over the Ferguson, Missouri street. It illuminated a formidable wall of police in riot gear. The scene was the antithesis of the spirit of Christmas, yet it didn’t seem surprising we found ourselves looking at it. If America had a family photo… Read more
James decided to walk home from the gathering. The small town of Jasper, Texas was home. James knew the roads and people well. When a pickup truck pulled up next to James he wasn’t worried. He knew Shawn, the driver, from around town. He was less acquainted with the other two young men in the… Read more
The American police officer is standing directly in the middle of the conversation of race. He is no stranger to the environment of contention, contempt, and hatred. He is stoic in his uniform and his commitment to the community. The police officer must experience the raw, physical trauma and shear gore that comes with homicides,… Read more
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