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  • Family Courts
    Family court system needs a major overhaul
    After separation, it is ideal that both parents continue to be a part of their children’s lives, and unless the parents are a clear and present danger to the child, or to each other, they [the parents] should make every effort, to ensure that they...
  • Washington shooting spree turns violent; man in custody
    Washington shooting spree: Violent rampage erupts, 43 y/o gunman in custody
    A Washington shooting spree resulted in a shocking and violent rampage that has stunned the Marysville community this week. A gunman is said to have opened fire randomly for over 30 minutes, shooting at police stations and several cop cars across...
  • Mass grave found near student protest location in Mexico
    Mass grave found near student protest location in Mexico
    In late September students were involved in a violent protest in Iguala, Guerrero in Mexico, Following those protests, 43 students disappeared. Now in a location not far from the site of those very riots, a mass grave has been discovered.On...
  • Carin Jayne Casey
    Richmond author releases new book on domestic violence
    Richmond Virginia author, Carin Jayne Casey, is releasing her new books in October, 2014 – just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Granny Babysits is scheduled for a November release). Casey was the victim of domestic abuse and...
  • isms
    Open Season On Minorities
    In the recent days we have come across the eye catching headlines of domestic abuse, murder, and other offenses against women. The latest attack has taken place in Arkansas; a Realtor was taken and killed simply because she was a rich easy target....
  • beauty supply store looted for second time
    More looting, unrest in Ferguson, after memorial to Michael Brown catches fire
    What does it take to induce theblack inhabitants of Ferguson, Mo., to riot in the streets, destroy property, and steal from one another?If no other provocation is handy, an act of God will do just fine.Yesterday, it was noted atLiberty...
  • Lend your voice to help stop the violence
    Coming together as a community to stop the violence
    Remember the woman with the black eye you passed on the street? You wondered what happened but you never stopped to ask. Remember the night someone senselessly died at the club? It was just a misunderstanding, until weapons made an appearance....
  • ISIS targets Time Square
    FCNL fighting the flow of frustration with peaceful alternative
    From the time of Cain and Abel, mankind has given in to frustration and turned to violence. We've also, unfortunately, found ways for our religions to justify those reactions. Feelings of futility regarding our relationships has been firmly...
  • Conner needs your support
    Conner needs your support
    Back in early June, I wrote you about two year-old Conner Bachuss who died at the hands of his mother's, Mashanna Bachuss, ex-boyfriend Ronald Saunders. Today, I received word there has been an update in the case. Saunders parole hearing is...
  • When is the right time to strike a child?
    When is the right time to strike a child?
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has opened up the discussion on a complex issue. Although Peterson faces child abuse accusations stemming from the physical contact he has previously had in attempting to discipline his children, the...
  • Darren Wilson
    New Black Panther leader: Officer Darren Wilson wanted 'dead or alive'
    On Sunday, Mauricelm-Lei Millere, a "lead advisor and liaison" for the New Black Panther Party, said on his Facebook page that Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who shot Michael Brown, is wanted, "dead or alive....
  • IPV
    Intimate Partner Violence is Beyond Skin Deep
    The Dance of a SurvivorLike a marionette on a stringI dangleI dance for youcrafting my every movecontrolled by your powera master manipulatorI’m fearful of your abuseso I, I dancewith tear-filled eyesand with every tug of the string, I...
  • Why the Ray Rice video matters
    Why the Ray Rice video matters
    The departure of Ray Rice from the Baltimore Ravens and his indefinite suspension from the NFL due to his domestic violence incident have dominated the national news. The former Ravens running back was originally suspended for two games by the NFL...
  • Police
    The Solution to Violent Crime in Memphis
    It’s no secret that Memphis, Tennessee has been listed as one of the cities with some of the most violent crime rates in years. There are numerous suggestions as to why this is so problematic. Some suggest that it’s mainly random crime...
  • The mob rules
    Out-of-control teen mob violently attack shoppers in Memphis
    An out-of-control horde of youth rampaged through a grocery store parking lot, in Memphis, violently attacking shoppers on Saturday evening. The mob consisted of around 100-125 teens intent on injuring, perhaps even killing, shoppers and employees...