Paul Quinn College’s new Urban College Model

February 20, 2015 § 3 Comments

Of all the problems with higher education, Paul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell doesn’t talk much about them. President Sorrell, better known as “Prez”, is more interested in changing the status quo than talking about what can’t be done. In short, Prez is a solution-seeker. « Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome, Susan Hawk; Dallas DA’s expectations

January 28, 2015 § Leave a comment

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If you are a student of the legal/criminal justice system like myself or became a legal expert after high profile grand jury cases involving police shooting black men, then this may be of interest.

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Texas Congressional Community Policing Summit 2015

January 15, 2015 § Leave a comment

I was given the opportunity to be an advisor for a panelist at the Texas Congressional Community Policing Summit at UTA in Arlington. « Read the rest of this entry »

5 things to know about Texas’ police body camera bill

January 5, 2015 § Leave a comment

In case you were wondering where the State of Texas stood on requiring law enforcement to wear body cameras, TXSB 158 was introduced on November 11 « Read the rest of this entry »

Where is the Texas legislature on police body cameras?

December 17, 2014 § Leave a comment

In case you were wondering where the State of Texas stood on requiring law enforcement to wear body cameras, TXSB 158 sponsored by Sen. West was introduced on November 11, a week before Missouri governor announced a state of emergency in anticipation of grand jury decision.

The bill text can be found here.

Here are the important pieces:

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Blacks should take notes from Jews

December 11, 2014 § Leave a comment

By putting their own first Texas junior Senator Ted Cruz made his position clear on the primacy of Israel and the Jewish community. I can’t for the life of me find the speech he made in New York City to the Zionist Organization of America but Dallas Morning News has some lines. « Read the rest of this entry »

Proper reaction to Eric Garner–hint: don’t be sad

December 4, 2014 § Leave a comment

The police who killed Eric Garner was not indicted yesterday. I’ve expressed my thoughts about grand juries, blue privelege and white privelege previously so I won’t go into that.

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