Dying by Guns

Inez Tuck, MDiv, PhD, IJF Advisory Board Member I’m shocked, disappointed, saddened, and outraged over the recent mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado. Innocent lives were taken by one person with an automatic pistol. We mourn across the nation for these...

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American Exceptionalism: Really? For Whom?

Dr. Henry Allen, IJF Advisory Board Chair In popular culture, among voluntary immigrants and those less informed sociologically, it is often assumed or internalized by many citizens that the United States is exceptional.  To wit, the notion is that the...

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IJF Advisory Group: Reflections on the decision in the Breonna Taylor Case

IJF Advisory Group: Reflections on the decision in the Breonna Taylor Case

IJF Advisory Group: Reflections on the decision in the Breonna Taylor Case by Carl Jensen One of the great blessings of our IJF advisory fellowship is our diversity. We have walked many different life paths and have experienced the world’s realities...

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Police Negligence and Criminality?

Police Negligence and Criminality?

Police Negligence and Criminality? by Henry "Hank" Allen Once again, police negligence and criminality have been justified under a cloak of legality. The Breonna Taylor adjudication was reprehensible since it justified the shedding of innocent blood, the result of reckless...

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The Decisions on the Breonna Taylor Case

The Decisions on the Breonna Taylor Case

The Decisions on the Breonna Taylor Case by Samuel Feemster Our FBI SWAT team rehearsed executing a dynamic entry ad infinitum. Each scenario was different, but the tactical precision remained constant. We learned to think in each space occupied, identify...

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Reflection on the aftermath of the death of Ms. Breonna Taylor

Reflection on the aftermath of the death of Ms. Breonna Taylor

Reflection on the aftermath of the death of Ms. Breonna Taylor by Inez Tuck Death at the hands of another human being is numbing and an unfortunate loss of life under any circumstances. The death of a family member is...

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Anger but not surprise

Anger but not surprise

Anger but not surprise by Temitope Oyegbile M.D. I was really angry and upset to hear the outcome of Breonna Taylor's case, but I was not surprised. I had seen the KY AG speak at the RNC and read that...

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Sister Breonna is gone, far too soon.

Sister Breonna is gone, far too soon.

Sister Breonna is gone, far too soon. by Carl Jensen   Would that same police raid have occurred in Brownsboro Farms, an upper middle class, predominantly white, suburb of Louisville, just minutes away from where Breonna died? Well, it never did...

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