Have you ever thought about what it would be like to not be able to brush your teeth? Have you ever wondered what you would do if you could not bathe, or turn on the tap and have a nice cool drink of water? What would it be like to be unable to cook a meal for your family because turning on the faucet yields a brown, foul smelling liquid?
In the month of January, everyone likes to think about the New Year and what he or she will leave behind when embracing 365 brand new days of endless possibilities. I, for one, would like to think that the tide of police brutality is turning more toward accountability and responsibility. Last year, we saw extreme and outrageous cases of police brutality ranging from the killing of unarmed children to rape.
Early in life I established a pretty healthy view of policemen. Both the D.A.R.E officer in my elementary school and the S.R.O officer within my high school were always nice and friendly to me. I don’t ever remember being intimidated by either of them. As an adult, I have been pulled over a few times for speeding. In those times, my interactions with the officers were fairly pleasant aside from