OPINION: Dear Louisville Media, Words Matter

In the photo above, you can see the evidence that Louisville Metro Government and Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) don’t want anyone to have access to Injustice Square, even though the official protest ended last night.

Why is Louisville media still helping the Louisville Metro Police Department to try to make the Breonna Taylor case go away? As a former member of said media, I can say from experience that they don’t think they are helping that. However, every newsroom in the city is still standing up for the police version of events. You know, the exact opposite of journalism.

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In Remembrance of Kim Jarboe

On the morning of August 21, 2020, activist, bus driver and anti-gun violence advocate Kim Jarboe was killed in Louisville’s West End in the Shawnee neighborhood. While her vehicle was stolen, the Louisville Metro Police department are investigating as a homicide. On Monday, August 24, 2020, Christopher 2X’s Game Changers organization hosted a solemn remembrance at Union Station, the headquarters of TARC, the Transit Authority of River City.

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WorldFest on the Belvedere

The annual WorldFest took place on the Belvedere over the Labor Day weekend and, as per normal during WorldFest time, it was about as hot as it gets the entire weekend. Misty and I waited until Monday to visit, hoping one of those days wouldn’t hit 90. Continue reading “WorldFest on the Belvedere”

Occupy ICE in Louisville

Remember when Mayor Greg Fischer declared Louisville a compassionate city. Considering the type of police state he’s presiding over in 2018, the lie of compassion is coming back to haunt us. Take today’s Occupy ICE protests. You know, civil disobedience without violence or bloodshed. He decided, we gotta crush it anyway. Continue reading “Occupy ICE in Louisville”