Saturday morning, dawn. Mother of two Sally finds herself on a cliff top, miles away from home. The place is familiar but the journey is a blank. She's lost the last ten hours of her life. To all appearances, Sally was there to jump. She had nothing on her apart from a suicide note when the local police took her in.
Thirteen black soldiers from the third Battalion of the all-Black 24th United States Infantry were executed after local police beat and shot black troops stationed in Houston, Texas, prompting 156 soldiers to revolt (known as the Houston Riot); in all,16 are executed and 50 sentenced to life in prison. Clipping from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Marine SSgt. Gregory T. Copes, 36, of Lynch Station, Virginia. Died August 17, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Died in Farah Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when he was shot by a new Afghan Local Police recruit.
Army Sgt. William R. Wilson Died March 26, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 27, of Getzville, N.Y.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Grafenwoehr, Germany; died March 26 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of small-arms fire inflicted by an alleged member of the Afghan local police.
Houston Police Force Homeless To Throw Away Donated Food, Blankets | "Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked on Thursday afternoon when Houston police forced the homeless to throw away the donations." Click to read and share HOUSTON'S SHAME!