Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News. Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News. Not a day passes in the U.S. without a fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer or the murder of a police officer while on duty. Without fail, politicians, both conservative and liberal, are competing to capture the narrative that would explain the violence and help one side or the other politically. America is in a deep, dark culture war from which it might not escape. Competing views of reality Conservative critics place the blame for white police officer fatal shootings, particularly of black men, on President Barack Obama and his supporters among liberals, all aided by the mainstream and social media popularized in the 2016 election campaign for … [Read more...] about American culture wars and police gun violence against the blacks
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ST PAUL, Minn., July 7 - Protesters in Chicago, New York and St. Paul, Minnesota, took to the streets on Thursday to express outrage after the second fatal police shooting of a black man in the United States in two days. ST PAUL, Minn., July 7 - Protesters in Chicago, New York and St. Paul, Minnesota, took to the streets on Thursday to express outrage after the second fatal police shooting of a black man in the United States in two days. The protests were peaceful but tension was evident after the shooting of Philando Castile, 32, by police near St. Paul late on Wednesday. His girlfriend posted live video on the internet of the bloody scene minutes afterward, which was widely viewed. Castile's death occurred within a day of the shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling was killed during an altercation with two white police officers. Graphic video of that incident caused an outcry on social media. In Chicago, protesters shut down a stretch of the … [Read more...] about Protesters mass after another police shooting of black man in U.S.
The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is seen at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, in this March 9, 2015. Photo credit: Reuters Cases of racism, hazing, nude photos, vandalism and a death have rocked U.S. college fraternities this week, with one of the country's biggest groups pledging on Wednesday to root out discrimination and five frats shuttered over bad behavior. The 160-year-old Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity - with 15,000 student members - said it would try to wipe out racism and beef up its small minority membership through diversity training and swift punishment of inappropriate behavior. At a news conference in Chicago, SAE Executive Director Blaine Ayers said he was disgusted and embarrassed by a 10-second video showing members using a racial epithet and chanting in unison a vow never to admit blacks to the fraternity, whose motto is "The True Gentleman." The SAE chapter at the University of Oklahoma was shut down after the video was disclosed this month. The … [Read more...] about Racism, nude photos, vandalism and a death rock U.S. college fraternities