Amid All The Chaos, Some Positive News For A Change

Amid All The Chaos, Some Positive News For A Change

  Police And Black Lives Matter Hold A Cookout, And Praise Rolls In (Source: npr.org) Members of the Wichita, Kan., police department spent Sunday afternoon eating and talking with people from the community, at a cookout that was planned with the local Black Lives Matter group. The event was called the First Steps Community Cookout — a reference to its goal of bridging the gap between police and the community they serve. Taking place instead of a protest that had been planned for Sunday, the cookout came about after Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay had a lengthy meeting with activist A.J. Bohannon and other members of the local Black Lives Matter movement. Bohannon told member station KMUW that the cookout gained even more importance after news emerged of a gunman’s deadly attack on police officers in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning. “We can get on the same page and say those things that are in Baton Rouge don’t trickle over into Wichita, Kan.,” Bohannan told KMUW. “My heart goes out to the families, those officers in Baton Rouge, but I think the fact that that did happen makes this event more meaningful. I definitely think this is a start for this community, and I definitely want to keep it going.” Read Full Story Here:...
Happy Back To The Future Day!

Happy Back To The Future Day!

In “Back to the Future Part II”, Marty McFly travels to October 21, 2015, to save his children, yet to be born in “Back to the Future’s” 1985. The plot gets tangled — by fixing one thing, McFly and Doc Brown (and the villainous Biff Tannen) create a number of new messes — but what remains is the film’s vision of a year that was still more than a quarter-century away when the movie was shot and released in 1989. The entire trilogy is even being rereleased Wednesday, so you can see for yourself. Source:...
Seinfeld’s Lemonade Stand

Seinfeld’s Lemonade Stand

This is just too funny. Police put kibosh on Seinfeld lemonade stand; oh, but there’s cookies (CNN)Oh. Kids selling lemonade illeeegal. Okaaaay, officer. No permit. Riiight. The perrrrrmit. How could we forget the permit?? A neighbor called the cops on Jerry Seinfeld, his son and some young pals for selling lemonade without a permit by the roadside in the Hamptons, CNN affiliate News 12 Long Island reported. Seems a neighbor didn’t like that. Read More:...