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Now more than ever, America needs more open and inclusive conversations about the stereotypes on police protection, police brutality, crime, civil liberties, public safety, and social justice in the context of race.
After many years of dissecting the driving factors on the issue of fragmentation and cohesion in American society, many of the same tragedies of error we've seen for years on race controversies continues to pervades the society. Race discussions, debate on race, or even race analysis are the so called inequality taboo topic of conversation in America. Silence on the issue of race only increases suspicions and erratic responses.
We are indeed in a delicate time.
In any democracy, the government belongs to the people, and the police, which exist within the executive branch – enforcing the law, essentially serve as a buffer of balance between individuals and between people -- maintaining law, order, safety and most importantly peace. If a police error results in a tragedy, the police should be the first to demonstrate contrition, not defense of erratic positions. Otherwise, the society is at risk of an increasing political totalitarianism. It is unimaginable for any cultural group to live inequitably compared to the rest of its pairs in the same country, especially one that promises individualism, equal rights before the law, and the four freedoms. And just as one group should not be a burden to another, so should none be sustained at the expense of the other.
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SIBLING VIOLENCE- WHEN IS IT HORSEPLAY AND WHEN IS IT ABUSE?
A friend once told me that her brother made her sit in a lawn chair while he attached it to a car battery to make an electric chair. What?! Sometimes sibling rivalry isn’t harmless. Sometimes it’s violent abuse that can lead to problems in adulthood for victims.
Two people who work with and have experienced sibling abuse join us to talk about what it is, how it is minimized, and the later implications for victims.
Amy Meyers, PhD, is an assistant professor of Social Work at Molloy College and sees victims of sibling abuse in her clinical practice. She sees the terminology we use when talking about brothers and sisters as one way we overlook sibling abuse.
Nancy Kilgore, MS knows how brother and sister relationships can be traumatic and harmful. Author of Girl in the Water: A Personal Story of Bullying and Sibling Abuse, and The Sourcebook for Working with Battered Women, Nancy works with victims of abuse by sibling.
Both women join us to talk about this little-explored area of interpersonal violence.
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Quite often, there are people who can be described as "a person for a time such as this."
Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Teddy Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X and so many others come to mind. Looking back on the context of their times in history, we loft them into super human statuses and forget that they were born like the rest of us and they have died like we all will.
What unites all of these names from our history is the common trait that they had the courage to stand up, speak up and "ACT UP!!"
That last phrase Act Up comes from our featured guest for this episode of The #SocialSpitballShow.
Dixon D. White is a self-described redneck and reformed racist. Dixon has many experiences to draw from to elicit truth about race, which is, in part, that we cannot ignore it away. Dixon calls on fellow White Americans to embrace their "White Racial Responsibility" to speak up and ACT UP when they see racial hurt.
I personally love the term "Act Up" because it makes me think of a child misbehaving, but also the clever bumper sticker that says that "Well-Behaved Women Never Make History." It's true & fitting because we need to step outside of our "comfort zone" of complacency and condoning of a terrible history of racism and violence in this country.
This history of racism and violence manifests itself as much today as in the past. Racism is not over. We need to stand up to racism. With courageous folks like Dixon White speaking up and acting up on the subject, we can be sure to bring more healing and common ground.
Won't you tune in and hear from this amazing & inspiring man and others like him? Barbara and I are excited to get this conversation going...
Every African-American male in this country who drives a vehicle, or has traveled by bus or plane, either knowingly or unknowingly has been the victim of racial profiling by law enforcement officials. Indeed, African-American males are disproportionately targeted, stopped, and searched by law enforcement officials based on race and gender. Those responsible for enforcement of public laws view African-American males as criminals. Unfortunately, the American justice system has condoned, supported, and in some instances encouraged such actions by law enforcement officials to stop, arrest, prosecute, and incarcerate African-American males. On the basis of race and gender, governmental officials have devised a profile of the typical criminal: black and male.
The term driving while black has been used to describe the practice of law enforcement officials to stop African-American drivers without probable cause. The practice particularly targets African-American males. African-American males are not only singled out while driving, but also while schooling, eating, running for political office, walking, banking, serving as a juror, getting a taxi, shopping, and just being black and a male. The mere fact of being black and male in America is sufficient cause for governmental and private law enforcement officials to abridge the rights of African-American males. This is not to suggest that law enforcement officers can never consider race when performing their job. Just the opposite, where a witness identifies the race and gender of a suspect, it is relevant evidence to consider in an effort to apprehend a criminal. Racial profiling, however, involves a pre-disposition held by law enforcement officers who are members of the majority, to believe that minorities, and particularly African-American males, are engaged in criminal activities; therefore, they are stopped and searched without probable cause or reasonable suspicion.
What are some of the signs of domestic violence? Are you or someone you know in a violent relationship? What are some ways that you can protect yourself or someone you love? What about teenagers in violent relationships? J'Wan Yvette explores these questions and more on this special edition of Justified Madness. Let's break the silence on dometic violence and help victims become victors. This week's episode includes music by Cheryl "Pepsii" Riley, Eminem feat. Rihanna, Aaliyah and more.
Diario vemos la tension policial contra el publico y tension racial que los ingenieros sociales quieren causar para comenzar una guerra policial y racial en america. Decean dividirnos y crear odio el uno con el otro para traer division y traer un estado policial al fin de causar una guerra civil y destruir el pais para levantar el nuevo orden mundial despues del caos. En este segmento hablaremos de noticias, baltimor riots, garlan texas terrorist attacks y el islam.
Tenemos que estar muy atentos a lo que viene, los ingenieros siciales estan trayendo el caos destabilizando nuestra sociedad y su vehiculo para comenzar es traer una guerra civil, militarizar la policia a traer un estado policia a nuestras cayes. Mas que nunca tenemos que unirnos orar y amar a tu vecino, dispertar a la policia para que no seamos usados uno contra el otro. tenemos que dispertar a las personas civiles como al policia y al soldado. solo asi podemos sobrevivir y no tener una guerra que destruya nuestras libertades...
Our nation’s prison population has more than quintupled,” she said. “And this is due largely to the war on drugs and the ‘get tough’ movement. The drug war has been waged almost exclusively in poor communities of color even though studies have consistently shown now for decades that contrary to popular belief, people of color are no more likely to use or sell illegal drugs than whites, but by waging this drug war almost exclusively in poor communities of color, we’ve now created a vast new racial under-caste.”
One hundred and fifty years after the Emancipation Proclamation, the progress made by African-Americans is undeniable–which is why statistics about incarceration in the black community can be so shocking. In 2011 there were more African-Americans in prison or “under the watch” of the justice system than were enslaved in the United .
Does it seem like racism in America has increased since the election of Barak Obama as President of the United States in 2008? Well, it certainly seems so. What is it like to be Black in today's "post- racial" America? We'll be discussing that and more today, along with some awesome political poetry pieces on Eddie Caine Radio.
For those who are interested in a more comprehensive analysis of the disproportianate, poverty, Injustice, Racial Profiling, Police Brutality and Killing that Black People are suffering.
Also, for those who refuse to believe there is a problem. And finally, for those who believe that this is simply a matter of Racism, both Institutional and otherwise or White Supremacy.
The information and opinions I will share will be based on years of 'Unlimited Education' Research, Surveying, Testing and Workshops in the field, combined with my own personal life experiences and basic, common sense.
Some of what I say will not be an easy pill to swallow. In fact, I suspect that out of all the groups effected, i.e. People of all different races, Police Officers, Judges, Parents, Community Leaders, etc., most all will, at some point, become uncomfortable with what I have to say. But, in the end, we must all take our share of the responsibility for what is wrong within our own communities and what is wrong in our nation. Finger pointing is not the solution, unless we are willing to point that finger at ourselves...
Just dial 818-739-8909 to listen by phone, from anywhere or just click this link on Saturday, May 16th, at 3:00 PM, E.S.T. And spend 15 minutes listening to me...
Ever wanted to ask a police officer an anonymous question? Tonight you'll have your chance.
This week on Mafietta Radio, we'll discuss living your dreams and domestic violence with Authoress M. Flack and Jahmar Hill, the Acclaimed Director of "Last Love Lost."
Lastly, we'll wrap up the evening with your questions for Mr. Officer.
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