Time to review deadly force policy


There certain life events that haunt you.  Such is the case of 25 year old Kajieme Powell of St Louis.  The tragic event as most, was captured by a cell phone. CNN replayed the store footage of Mr Powell in a convenience store and his taking two energy drinks and walking out the store.  HisContinue reading “Time to review deadly force policy”

I’ll have a Caramel Flan Latte, how about those Black people in Ferguson? Starbucks CEO wants the baristas to talk race


Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, is encouraging baristas to discuss race relations with customers following open forum discussions between thousands of Starbucks “partners” in several US cities.   In the wake of the recent racial unrest in Ferguson Missouri, New York and Oakland, Schultz said: “We at Starbucks should be willing to talk about these issues inContinue reading “I’ll have a Caramel Flan Latte, how about those Black people in Ferguson? Starbucks CEO wants the baristas to talk race”

2 Ferguson police officers quit; court clerk fired after Justice report


By Ralph Ellis/CNN (CNN)Racist emails — like one that depicted President Obama as a chimpanzee — resulted in three Ferguson, Missouri, city employees resigning or being fired, the city spokesman said Friday. Police officers Capt. Rick Henke and Sgt. William Mudd resigned Thursday over the emails discovered during the U.S. Department of Justice investigation ofContinue reading “2 Ferguson police officers quit; court clerk fired after Justice report”

Is anyone Really suprised about Racial bias in Ferguson Missouri?


A Justice Department review has found that Missouri’s troubled Ferguson Police Department engaged in a broad pattern of racially biased enforcement that permeated the city’s justice system, including the use of unreasonable force against African American suspects, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the findings. In 88% of cases in which Ferguson policeContinue reading “Is anyone Really suprised about Racial bias in Ferguson Missouri?”

Iggy Azalea’s strange year: What her latest Twitter feud reveals about the character she’s created


The root of Iggy Azalea’s cultural appropriation isn’t simple racism; it’s total self-absorption All year, the bizarre collection of affected mannerisms that is Iggy Azalea has been slowly gaining in momentum—first dropping the single “Fancy,” featuring Charli XCX, that became the song of the summer, sort of , as well as contributing rhymes to Ariana Grande’sContinue reading “Iggy Azalea’s strange year: What her latest Twitter feud reveals about the character she’s created”

WHAT’S NEXT?


CityFella Assuming Most people assume, if your were stopped by the Police, you must have been doing something to draw their attention.   For many years I believed that until, I found myself being detained by the police. Some people assume, blacks and latino’s are pulled over because they live in high crime areas andContinue reading “WHAT’S NEXT?”

Anarchist,Opportunists: Tarnishes Brown, Ferguson, Oakland


Ferguson, Missouri Oakland, California By: CityFella I refer to them as low hanging bottom feeders. I find it very difficult to believe they are there to support the people in Ferguson or Michael Brown .     They walk amongst the people in peaceful protest, they often pray and sing with the protesters, but thereContinue reading “Anarchist,Opportunists: Tarnishes Brown, Ferguson, Oakland”

Ferguson: A View From Sacramento


CityFella Its funny, the random sometime mundane things that make you react to something.. St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch said Monday evening that the grand jury of nine whites and three blacks decided that “no probable cause exists” to file charges against Wilson, who is white, in the death of Brown, who was black.Continue reading “Ferguson: A View From Sacramento”

How police brutality changed me: “He crushed his knee into my neck. I could hardly breathe”


                By Jessie Sholl/Salon I was on the ground before I knew it, knee to my neck. But in an age of social media, would it have even happened? When I earned about the nationwide vigils in August in memory of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and the manyContinue reading “How police brutality changed me: “He crushed his knee into my neck. I could hardly breathe””

Assuming and preparing for the Worse: Michael Brown and the Ferguson Police Department


By CityFella, Ferguson, Missouri is a suburb of nearly 22,000 people. The 6.20 square mile city located in St Louis County is a 20 min drive to Downtown St Louis.   67% of the populations is Black. Sometime after noon on Saturday, August 9th,2014 ,  A police officer  stopped  Michael Brown and his friend becauseContinue reading “Assuming and preparing for the Worse: Michael Brown and the Ferguson Police Department”