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June 12, 2013
Look at this picture, part of several released by the New Orleans Police Department on May 13. Is that a small child running alone from the shooter ? So young, so small, and already he's had to learn to escape a bullet. The man is aiming a gun into a crowd attending a New Orleans Mother's Day Second Line Parade. He and his partner wounded 19 people. Another person was injured when she fell. Suspects have since been arrested for the shooting along with alleged gang members , accomplices after the fact. Somebody shoots; somebody gets arrested. Most people think that's all there is, but I keep...
May 9, 2008
Maxine Nelson, 65, impressed me the first time I met her. She is an African-American resident of Pine Bluff, Ark., a retired nurse and feisty warrior for social justice. She is also a national board member of ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, and a member of the Arkansas School Boards Association.