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Zenobia Jeffries Warfield: It’s Time for Effective Oversight of Police Violence

What is it going to take to stop this madness?

October 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Abby Zimet: White Privilege 101 — How To “Survive” Killing An Unarmed Black Man With His Hands In the Air on Video and Somehow Continue Insisting You’re the Victim

  Screenshot from the air. Photo: Mike Simons/Tulsa World . Betty Shelby, the white Tulsa police officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher for being a big black guy and … Continue reading

August 31, 2018 · 2 Comments

Phoebe A. Cirio: A Tragic Failure to Communicate

 “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” Captain to Luke in Cool Hand Luke. I am a white, middle-aged woman, someone not likely to be regarded as a … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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