More General Reflections on Racial Tension

Let’s face it. Many whites fear blacks. This fear wasn’t much of a worry during slavery, when black subjugation was total. It became more of an issue since, with other forms of subjugation such as lynching lasting another 50 years, followed by a period of intense...

Some New Approaches to Deal with the Growing Conflict Between the Police and the People by the Author of a Book on American Justice

Almost every day, the headlines feature another case of a citizen being killed by the police. These cases are occurring all over the country – and protests against the police are increasing, such as against Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore and the killing of Mario Woods in San Francisco. The fear of terrorism is only upping the numbers. It’s an issue that Paul Brakke, author of American Justice?, has been examining, in considering what both the citizens and police can do to deal with this problem.