Discrimination Exists

Discrimination exists. Racism, sexism, ageism, anti-Semitism, and every other “ism” that separates people into groups exist.

And, so grouped, in some instances, some people experience reduced privilege. In some instances some people experience reduced rights. In some instances some people experience ……

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Durham Police Problems Persist

Op-Ed shines light on continuing Durham Police issues
Today the Durham News ran an Op-Ed entitled, “Commentary: Time to fix Durham’s police problem,” urging City Council not to delay action on racial profiling reforms, but instead to take decisive action at their Monday, June 16 City Council meeting….

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Police K-9 Officer Teaches Compassion in His Final Hour

Approximately 20 years ago the Plymouth, MA K-9 program was retired, but under the leadership of Chief Botieri, it was re-instituted in the spring of 2010.  In March of 2011, an email was received from a family wishing to donate their six month old German Shepard to the program, that dog’s name Kaiser. Kaiser spent 6 months learning how to fulfill that role as a police dog and then was partnered with Jamie LeBretton.  The two worked and lived together for almost two years, protecting each other at work and playing with the family at home….Full Story @ http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/2r

Witnessing Racial Profiling At USC Party

Two parties were thrown by University of Southern California students and were occurring on the same street at the same time. One party was predominantly made up of White students, the other was predominately made up of Black students. One of the parties was disbanded by 77 police officers…