He Fit the Description

I fit the description…. A first-person account by Steve Locke, a black college professor, about being stopped and questioned by the police for a crime he didn’t commit, is going viral. The article has a racial angle, implying that white officers are deliberately singling out…

Why Police Fire At Targets Multiple Times

Michael Brown, Ferguson County, and ‘Black Lives Matter’ are in the news again, and there are a couple misconceptions about police conduct and police weapons that need to be dispelled – that a lethal shot is instantly lethal (like in the movies) and that stun…

Smart People On Reddit Giving Police Benefit of Doubt

Reddit, to their credit, is showing their support for the police, as shown by up-voting 10,000 times this imgur post about how, contrary to liberal belief, police stop blacks not out of racial prejudice but because genuine infractions were made, and that the proper course…

People Agree: Michael Brown Deserved to Die

All over social media, on sites like 4chan, Reddit, Digg and Buzzfeed, many commentators, some of whom are well-educated and don’t meet the profile of the ‘racist republican redneck’, agree that Michael Brown deserved his fate for instigating the situation, endangering the lives of attending…