August 10, 2020

Tag: Riots

Remembering the 1967 Detroit Riots

At the time of the riot, I was stationed at Camp Grayling doing a two week period of summer training. I had just completed one full week and was looking forward to the final week when word came down that we had been ordered back to Detroit. I was a...

The Root Cause of the Baltimore Riots

The root cause of the Baltimore riots of April, 2015 wasn’t the Mayor’s poor judgment. It was the erroneous beliefs that shaped her judgment. There is no question that Mayor Rawlings-Blake erred in giving “space” to those who “wished to destroy,”...