It is time, gentle readers, for another episode in what appears to be a never-ending case. I say “never ending” not because various hearings and actions relating to the case will never end, but because the Freddie Gray incident, like the Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown cases, has become part of America’s mythos. 1,903 more words
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Two separate investigations, one conducted by the highly-motivated Obama Justice Department, found that Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department had been truthful in his testimony and that he had acted in accordance with his training and his duty as a police officer when in 2014 he shot Michael Brown, a young man who had attacked him and attempted to take his gun. 95 more words
Former missionary and pastor of Gateway Christian Fellowship, now heading up Stairway Ministries, Brian Simmons has become involved with the Passion Translation Project, devoting most of his time to a ‘new’ translation of the complete bible. 1,538 more words
‘Apostle’ Jan-Aage Torp of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR), claims that C. Peter Wagner was the Presiding Apostle of International Coalition of Apostles (now ICAL) from its inception in 1999 until he handed over the broad movement of ‘apostles’ in 2010. 1,543 more words
A jury convicted a former Oklahoma police officer of first-degree manslaughter late Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of his daughter’s 19-year-old boyfriend.
Shannon Kepler, 57, who is white, was found guilty in his fourth trial on a first-degree murder charge for the August 2014 shooting of Jeremey Lake, who was black. 857 more words
This is a short little story that I wrote a couple years ago about the police brutality that was going on at the time. This story is dedicated to and inspired by the lives and deaths of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and all the other victims of police brutality. 822 more words