Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot,
by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse.
" -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Monday, January 26, 2015

Why Black Parents Have "The Talk" With Their Children

Because you might be a reporter and columnist for the New York Times and your son might be a junior at Yale, but to the cops, he's just another thug until proven otherwise.
This is the scenario I have always dreaded: my son at the wrong end of a gun barrel, face down on the concrete.

1 comment:

3383 said...

I once had several officers pointing guns at me. Ordered out of the car, walk backwards, cuffed, sat in that weird hard plastic backseat, denied having a gun, then watched them order my nonexistent passenger out (I tried to say there wasn't one but they didn't want to hear anything from me yet).
The reason was very similar to this student's stop. But my father wasn't a journalist, and I am not black.