We Should Feel Threatened by Police Officers Rather than Safe and Protected

A Philadelphia Police officer threatened to arrest the photographer “for his own safety” when he attempted to approach the fire for a better view. - Photo taken by Kit Friday
A Philadelphia Police officer threatened to arrest the photographer “for his own safety” when he attempted to approach the fire for a better view. – Photo taken by Kit Friday

We frequently find ourselves reading or sharing stories about police officers abusing their power. Those who do are often harassed or threatened. Plenty of us hardly ever see these cases develop in the news as policemen and policewomen are still called “crime fighters,” “the feds,” or (in South Florida) “crackers.” Continue reading “We Should Feel Threatened by Police Officers Rather than Safe and Protected”

One Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing: The Lives of the Survivors Now

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It has been a year since the Boston marathon bombing killed four and injured over 250 runners and bystanders. Since then, the city of Boston has recovered and the lives of the damaged individuals seem to be improving. Continue reading “One Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing: The Lives of the Survivors Now”