Oscar Grant and The Mehserle Verdict: Why There Was No Justice (Part ii)

Consciousness is the opposite of indiffence, of blindness, blankness. Promoting consciousness involves the general dissemination of the concept that each of us is part of a universal action and interaction; that poles are somewhere connected; that there are material causes for trauma, vertigo, degenerative disease.””Consciousness is knowedge, recognition, foresight; common experience and perception; sensibility, alertness, Read the full article…

Another Black Girl Struck By Cop During Recording, This Time In Seattle

Full Story Here Full Story Here I just wanted to make sure that anyone who hadn’t seen the raw footage of this incident had a chance to be made aware of it. I don’t want to dilute the objectivity necessary to gauge what is exactly happening with my own bias. I wonder if the police Read the full article…

Aiyana: “Perforation of the skull and brain”

As I read the newly released and revised autopsy of Aiyana Jones, and set up an email feed for the pre-trial hearings of Johannes Mershele(indicted in the slaying of 22-year old Oscar Grant), one question permeates my thinking, where did we go wrong? At what point did all of those movements, and all of those Read the full article…

Aiyana Jones, Unforgotten

As the world slowly becomes aware of the tragedy that occured when a quasi-military style apporach used by Detriot special units to capture a suspect of murder ended up in a murder, we here at the Asylum would like to reflect on Aiyana. Today mourners viewed the young angel’s body. Statements have been made regarding Read the full article…