all of your mental capabilities. Keep calm.
2. Remember who you are – upon getting stopped by police, it’s important that you know your worth, your rights and don’t compromise either one.
3. Contact – is there anyone you can contact immediately for not only an update, but can physically come to you
It’s an alarming trend. Even though these incidents have occurred in varied geographical locations throughout the country, they all share a commonality that has yet to be addressed by our elected government officials or our society in general. There continues to be a negative perception or racial divide among minority ethnicities in general, but particularly Blacks and the police in the United States. I’m not sure what the answers are, but there are difficult and obvious questions that must be asked. And if these questions are not asked and addressed, then sadly this trend may continue.
Your voice matters. If there’s a topic you want to “speak on,” email [email protected] with subject line “Speak On It”.