Policing Black and Blue


We thought we were in a post-racial America, didn’t we? Seems we were wishful thinking! …. “We are now living in the future we looked forward to in the late 1960s, a time when racial tensions blew up into riots expressing long-simmering injustices. A time of deep division between the people and those who had taken an oath to protect and serve them.”

Envisioning The American Dream

Policer Brutality

The 1960s were to have served as a wake-up call to many Americans concerning police and race.

Somehow, we fell back to sleep.

We are now living in the future we looked forward to in the late 1960s,  a time when racial tensions blew up into riots expressing long-simmering injustices. A time of deep division between the people and those who had taken an oath to protect and serve them.

A time when we thought we had finally addressed America’s race and police problem.

Detroit Riots 1967 Detroit in flames. Summers were punctuated by smoke and fire as Blacks revolted across the nation with the blazing riots that spread from Detroit to Newark to Washington DC.

With increased hostility to the police from alienated minorities and the poor, police departments in the late 1960s had to improve relations between them and the communities they served.

In 1968 President Lyndon Johnson formed the Kerner…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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