Elle Cast 2.5: Surviving the Second largest cause of World Disability…
…according to the World Health Organization and How we can help change the course. Listen to the podcast and then click on the links for information on how to get involved. Save.org: Facts about Suicide in the US World Health Organization: Facts About Depression National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Suicide Statistics Transcript: Greetings, this…
Sandra Bland trooper Brian Encinia: Perjury case dismissed – CNN.com
Of course, it was. This way no one has to go to jail.No accountability found or given. That is my country. Philando, Trayvon, Michael, and Sandy. For some of us, America is good, others it may even be great, but it NEEDS IMPROVEMENT to say the absolute least. The fact is, juries can’t seem…
I wasn’t kidding about needing a break from the darkness. I am a social worker and sometimes the sheer capacity of people willingly and purposefully trying to bring harm to each other–it’s immeasurable. I see dark things on a regular basis. Compounding that, is my desire to keep up with the local, national, and international news. I make a…
Still, nonwhite Americans were about as likely as white Americans to say they hadn’t taken any of the above actions against racism.
Check out this amazing article. You can send the link to the others out there like Bill O’Reilly who claim we live in a post racial America: Majority Of White People Say There’s Racism Everywhere, But Not Around Them.
Searching for Freedom in a “Free” Country
Welcome Back to Alert, Aware, Mindful! This week’s episode focuses on Kalief Browder and prison culture. Topics include: Effects of prison culture on society upon release and why activism is so important to social change. We end with peace and love from one of the greats. He was all about the love. Thanks for listening! Elle…
Elle Cast 9: Baltimore and Prince
Greetings All, Welcome back to Alert, Aware, Mindful. Today’s episode concerns my reactions to the recent incidences in Baltimore, which is located 20 minutes from my home town, close to where my parents live now. Thanks for listening, caring, and wanting to go on this journey with me. -Elle Stream or download here
Calls For Police Accountability In Death Of Naked Man Anthony Hill
Hill’s death at the hands of a police officer is especially tragic, Anderson said, because he had great respect for law enforcement. When no indictment was issued for police officers in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black Staten Island man who got into a videotaped confrontation with white police officers, Anderson…