WARNING: Graphic Content-Proceed with caution, as it is NOT suitable for younger viewers.
This is the body cam footage of University of Cincinnati Officer Ray Tensing during the car-stop turned police-involved-shooting of Mr. Samuel DuBose. This one is hard to watch.
Photo Courtesy of: EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
Hey all, I just wanted to share another post that really resonated with me and the times that we find ourselves in. Please continue to pray for our men and women in blue as they put their lives on the line daily for our city and cities across the world. Continue reading
If I had a dollar for every time I said I would stop reading the news, I probably wouldn’t be writing on this blog. But here I am- a young, Black, socially-awkward female, who happens to be madly in love with a young, mostly-Caucasian, successful male inner city police officer. To me, this is not a problem, and to many of the people around us, the feeling is the same. However, it is interesting to see where the chips really fall with certain people in your life and in the community around you, when the world around you becomes polarized, as it is today. You cannot walk five feet in this country these days without hearing about the latest police-related shooting and the protests or riots that follow. Our country is going through a bit of a revolution, of sorts, and it is anyone’s guess as to how it all ends. With that being said, I am a big girl, and I have found myself on opposite ends from people that I have known and loved before. It should not be a huge surprise when someone or some people who I have never had issues with before, suddenly give me the cold shoulder. Yet, I am. Continue reading