“Could Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Be Responsible for The Deaths of OUR Police at The Hands of OUR Veterans?”

I’m not an authority on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, therefore, I have done extensive research over its causes and treatments prior to pinning this article.  It’s important to us at African American News&Issues that our stories are accurate and our opinions are fair.  Especially, when it comes to how PTSD could have played a role…

We are Still in Slavery!

Previously I sat and listened to a message that made plenty of sense about what is mainly happening in the Black communities. However, you will never understand unless you know your History! You have to know the history of the police and the root of where it began and then you will understand why things…

The Need for Community Policing

 By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson [dropcap font=”0″]T[/dropcap]he unnecessary barriers between police departments and minority communities in our country are growing at alarming rates.  Consequently, some neighborhoods endure constant tensions that threaten their stability, their safety and their humanity. The societal conditions that result in minority youth being shot dead by law enforcement officers on the…