Umpqua College shooting shocks the nation

Tragedy struck at a community college in the rural city of Roseburg, Oregon. On October 1, a 26-year-old man identified as Chris Harper-Mercer opened fire on students at Umpqua Community College. Students in the humanities department building heard gunshots coming from a public speaking class. Quickly the building was evacuated and the campus went on … More Umpqua College shooting shocks the nation

South Carolina Shooting video; another incidence of police brutality

Southern Carolina police officer Michael Slager is being charged with the murder of a black man named Walter Scott, thus adding to the heightened restlessness regarding shootings between white officers and unarmed black victims. Slager initially claimed that Scott had attacked him and stole his gun. Slager said that he had feared for his life, … More South Carolina Shooting video; another incidence of police brutality