Daily Archives: December 22, 2015

The Whistling Sheriff: Sandra Bland Grand Jury

“It wasn’t me. It was her! It was her!,” Sheriff R. Glenn Smith joked, pointing at Officer L. Watts, a female, African American Officer on his force. It was individuals like Officer Watts that Sheriff Smith had referred to repeatedly…

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William Porter to be Re-tried in June for death of Freddie Gray

From HuffPo: Retrial Set For Baltimore Cop Charged In Freddie Gray’s Death After a mistrial, Baltimore Police officer William Porter will be re-tried in June. 12/21/2015 02:32 pm ET Associated Press Juliet Linderman A Baltimore judge has scheduled a new … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Holiday Music

This Christmas” is a well-known Christmas song originally recorded by R&B singer/songwriter Donny Hathaway and released as an Atco single in 1970. Hathaway co-wrote the song (it is credited to Nadine McKinnor and “Donny Pitts,” the stage name Hathaway used … Continue reading

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