Over the last week, local and national news stories, including a handful of my diaries here, have focused on the anti-Islam protest at the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix. Our TV screens were ...
The Kansas Senate finished their day, adjourning near 6PM with no budget in sight. In a late night move by Democrat Anthony Hensley (Topeka), Republicans had agreed the night before to lower sales ...
Jermaine McBean selfie on the left, with his family on the right
On July 31st, 2013, Jermaine McBean, an experienced 33 year old computer engineer with no criminal record whatsoever, paid $100 for ...
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
There are no words. Obama opens ...
18-year-old William Chapman
On April 22, the Portsmouth, Virginia, Police Department claimed that 18-year-old William Chapman was suspected of shoplifting from a local Walmart. Completely unarmed, ...
Robert Minjarez Jr. with his mother
Some are calling Robert Minjarez Jr. the Latino Eric Garner. Sadly, the comparison is uncanny— including ...
Terrance, Aaron, Chelsie, Makala
This is another entry in my series on a homeless family I've been trying to help.
Previous diaries are here:
This is not going to be funny, and this is not going to be angry, so if you are seeking a rant this evening (or any such classic Shiz fare) - off you go.
The stories tonight about the death of ...
FOREWORD BY OTTERAY SCRIBE (her father):
Her full name is Brandi Nicole Stanley.
I am her father.
Remember her, please.
She never wrote a diary after registering, because she never thought ...