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"Post Racial America" and the Inconvenient Truth

In the article “Forget Slavery: Too Uncle Tom Even for Conservatives?” Lloyd Marcus makes the upsetting statement, “slavery happened a ga-zillion years ago and it is time for black America to get over it.” Opening the flood gates for a tidal wave of white bigoted conservative idealist opinions that were so vile that I almost thought I was reading the comments section of a YouTube video. 1,711 more words

Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly Has Book Deal, Working On Memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, who presided over a dramatic drop in crime rates during a long and sometimes controversial tenure as head of the country’s largest force, has a book deal. 398 more words

News

Rights v. Utility And The Fourth Amendment Ctd.

New York criminal defense lawyer Scott Greenfield, who blogs at Simple Justice, has a terrific follow-up on his blog to my immediately preceding post. His post is well worth reading. 17 more words

Appellate Law

African American Lawyers Launch Public Records Offensive in Philly, and Nationwide, on Police Misconduct

By Dustin Slaughter

In the wake of public outrage over Ferguson – and a long line of police shootings involving unarmed African American males – one of the country’s most venerable groups of African American attorneys and judges, the… 254 more words

Reporting

NYPD Officers Will Wear Body Cameras in Pilot Program

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is expected to announce Thursday that the NYPD will make 50 officers wear body cameras as part of a pilot program to test the technology’s feasibility in the field,  281 more words

Trayvon, A Pair of Jordans, and Darrin Equals House Money

NEW YORK CITY/ PITTSBURGH  – (Courtesy Global Grind)

 

With the ongoing advancement of the New Jim Crow, double unemployment rates, and struggling communities, this potential four-of-a-kind may force us to bet on Black America with house money for social change… 355 more words

Lenny McAllister

The Agenda: Wednesday August 27, 2014

Today’s Agenda