I’ve Seen Betty Shelby, the Killer Cop Who Was Found Not Guilty of Killing an Unarmed Black Man

I live in Oklahoma. I teach at a university less than an hour from Tulsa. Much of the trial happened during my finals week, so I made the trip to Tulsa so I could see Betty Shelby in person. I was able to get into the courthouse because I work in ministry in Oklahoma City, but really, I went because something inside…

‚ÄėThis Was Their Best Shot‚Äô: Baltimore Reacts to Another Not Guilty Verdict in Freddie Gray's Death

As Judge Barry Williams read the last not guilty verdict about the seven charges Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. faced regarding the death of Freddie Gray, members of Goodson’s family, sitting in the courtroom's center aisle, wept and hugged one another. Officer Edward Nero, who was acquitted a few weeks…