Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan charged in the Killing of Rayshard Brooks

Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan have been charged in the Rayshard Brooks death. With a simple telephone call to the family from police officers, Rayshard Brooks would still be alive today. Be careful Black men. Beware of police officers who lack training, harbor racist hostility, and aren’t strong enough for two officers to arrestContinue reading “Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan charged in the Killing of Rayshard Brooks”

Love people, use things.

Love people, use things. The opposite never really works. Garrard quotes Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus on Windy City Live. As the protests continue for justice of Derek Chauvin’s brutal and wickedly cowardice slaying and lynching of George Floyd, we embark on police reform, society reform, and the return of the social contract. WhenContinue reading “Love people, use things.”

A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America

A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America by Garrard McClendon, Ph.D. Why riot, tear up, and destroy stores, cars, banks, and property? Because a riot is the language of the unheard. King knew and he was prescient. Former police officer, Derek Chauvin, asphyxiated, tortured, lynched, and homicidally humiliatedContinue reading “A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America”

Donda West was a brilliant example for son, Kanye

Donda’s Rules, the book by Garrard McClendon, focuses on the scholarly works of Donda West. It is clear that her prowess as a professor became a mainline to Kanye. The definitive works of the professor and scholar, Donda West, are included in Donda’s Rules. Chapters include her systems theory on composition and rhetoric, a resolution on ebonics,Continue reading “Donda West was a brilliant example for son, Kanye”

Jason Van Dyke Found GUILTY of 2nd Degree Murder

Jason Van Dyke found “guilty” of 2nd degree murder, “guilty” of aggravated battery with a fire arm on all 16 shots and counts of shooting and killing Laquan McDonald. He was found “not guilty” of official misconduct. Justice is served. Shame on the Chicago Police Department, defense attorneys, the mayor’s office, and the FOP forContinue reading “Jason Van Dyke Found GUILTY of 2nd Degree Murder”

Will Truth Be Respected Again?

Sometimes I wonder if facts really matter. Does the truth matter when we live in a world of lies? I watched several TV newscasts and just getting to an empirical version of the truth is a minefield. Fox, CNN, MSNBC, PBS NewsHour, RT, ABC, CBS, NBC, and so on. All purveyors of news with subtletiesContinue reading “Will Truth Be Respected Again?”

Writing with a Neo 2 is liberating…

Writing with a Neo 2 is liberating. No internet distraction, no email, no Google searches, and no interruptions. With this device, you just write. It is surprising how much you can get done when you aren’t a slave to alerts. And when you finish typing, you can plug into your computer with a USB cableContinue reading “Writing with a Neo 2 is liberating…”