End of Watch: Dying on the Thin Blue Line

My daughter’s favorite movie is Disney’s “The Jungle Book” –and she absolutely adores Baloo the bear. In the next to last scene, everyone thinks Baloo’s been killed by Sher Khan the tiger in an effort to save the man cub Mowgli. As Mowgli realizes what’s just happened, Bagheera the panther comforts him:  “Now, now,” says…

Black on Blue: The Numbers (7/6/2017)

I’ve been posting a graphic like this since this past year. (Here’s a refresher in case you missed the last four graphs.) Why? Because the numbers simply do not support the narrative that cops are targeting and needlessly killing African Americans en masse. And you’re not hearing this anywhere. But don’t let me sway you –…

Black on Blue: The Numbers (11/2/2016)

I’ve been posting a graphic like this since September 27th. (Here’s a refresher in case you missed the last three graphs.) Why? Because the numbers simply do not support the narrative that cops are targeting and needlessly killing African Americans en masse. And you’re not hearing this anywhere. The percentages are virtually the same as…

Black on Blue: The Numbers (10/24/16)

I’ve been posting a graphic like this for several weeks. (Here’s a refresher in case you missed the last two.) Why? Because the numbers simply do not support the narrative that cops are targeting and needlessly killing African Americans en masse. And you’re not hearing this anywhere. The percentages are virtually the same as the…

Black on Blue: The Numbers (10/7/16)

Remember a few days back, when I posted the reality of black deaths by cops? Here’s a refresher in case you missed it. The percentages are virtually the same as the sampling 2 weeks ago, and they paint a similar message: the media and social justice narrative on Blue on Black deaths is simply false.…