Who may belong to the Congressional Black Caucus?

There is a very interesting development in the world of politics. The Congressional Black Caucus [CBC] — traditionally a group of Democratic Congresspeople — may open its doors to black, Republican Congresspeople. Besides issues related to the ideology and membership of the potential Republican members, there is another interesting aspect to this change: What will […]

2 Weeks After Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Police in NYC Schools, 12-year-old put in handcuffs

An announcement from the New York City Civil Liberties Union Full story at NYCLU: here. 2 Weeks After Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Police in NYC Schools, Another Child Arrested for Desk Doodling February 5, 2010 — The New York Civil Liberties Union today expressed outrage over the treatment of a 12-year-old girl who was […]

What happens when a white guy with no i.d. is found wandering in a minority neighborhood?

He is taken back to his hotel. What happens when a African-American in his own home shows ID to police officer in a white neighborhood? He is taken away in handcuffs. In case you didn’t catch the story, Bob Dylan was confronted by police in Long Branch, NJ when a homeowner called police because an […]

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