Stay away from bad places. That didn't seem to work for Breonna Taylor. She was an EMT who was shot at least eight times and killed by police officers who forced their way into her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment in March while she was sleeping. Police say they were there to serve a search warrant for a narcotics investigation and exchanged fire with Taylor's boyfriend. No drugs were found in the home. … [Read more...] about George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What can black parents possibly tell their kids now about staying safe?
Psychological effects of losing a parent
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This week, there have been reports of two high-profile racially charged incidents, and for many people, the disturbing videos are taking an emotional toll. Many don’t need a viral video to know the devastation that comes when privilege is weaponized. … [Read more...] about High-Profile Racially Charged Viral Videos Are ‘Pushing People Psychologically To A Melting Point,’ Psychologist Says
Over their 71 years of marriage, the couple relocated Cécile’s parents to Louisville, raised three children, and six years ago, moved to a 10th-floor apartment at Treyton Oaks Towers. Cécile’s health had begun to decline with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. … [Read more...] about From France to Louisville: WWII vet loses love to virus
With many camps already canceled, Dianne Myles, mother to 17-year-old son, DJ and 16-year-old daughter, TT, is putting her daughter to work in her office at Dope Mom Life, a creative content agency that specializes in video production, and she’s hoping the My Brother’s Keeper mentoring program is permitted by the governor’s orders to work with her son. For her, summer camps no longer are necessary options for child care. She just wants her children to be busy, keeping their minds and bodies active and being engaged in their community. … [Read more...] about The coronavirus put summer camp plans up in the air, leaving parents scrambling for child care and entertainment
“Oh, when Karens take a walk with their dogs off-leash in the famous Bramble in NY’s Central Park, where it is clearly posted on signs that dogs MUST be leashed at all times, and someone like my brother (an avid birder) politely asks her to put her dog on the leash,” posted Cooper. … [Read more...] about Amy Cooper, White Woman On Video Calling 911 On Black Man Asking About Dog’s Leash, Loses Her Job