Triad City Beat has a story about a small group of white folks who staged a media-directed memorial for Marcus Hairston. Hairston was the black fellow who died when he was restrained by Greensboro police. He had been reported to police because he was wandering in the streets in a […]
It was a pretty striking article on the News and Record website this morning. Mayor Nancy Vaughan was making her pitch for a prepared food tax before a group of restaurant owners. They had no interest in the proposal whatsover. Instead, they told her she should first fix the crime […]
A few days ago, an incident occurred on the New York City subways. For those who are not familiar, a black male was somehow harassing subway passengers although the details are not entirely clear. This is not uncommon in New York City. It occurred with considerable regularity when I was […]
There has been some reporting in the local media this week about a bill that was advanced and passed in the NC House of Representatives. It seeks to create Civil Service Review Boards for the cities of Greensboro and Winston-Salem. When a city employee is fired or demoted, he or […]
And that is all it is– posturing:
When I was growing up in New York, there was a fairly common refrain: “A conservative is a liberal who has gotten mugged.” History repeats itself. Patterns recur.
It happened from mid-day Saturday through early Sunday morning. The details are here. These numbers are akin to what we would see in Chicago or Philadelphia. Our crime situation is out of control. Why? Because our esteemed leaders on the Greensboro City Council– including but not limited to Mayor Nancy […]
A very interesting story was published on the Rhino Times website. East Greensboro city councilwoman Goldie Wells represents a part of town that has been riddled by gun violence and murder. She is now making a special Christmas season request for peace in the streets of East Greensboro: We’ve had […]