Ferguson Update: Week 14 of 2016

Worried that the mainstream media would lose focus of the serious issues highlighted during the Ferguson, Mo., unrest, Soundtrack of the Week has broadcasted a weekly report since August 2014 addressing police violence and other related stories. This is the print edition and will continue until significant change has been realized.

Ferguson Update: Week 13 of 2016

Worried that the mainstream media would lose focus of the serious issues highlighted during the Ferguson, Mo., unrest, Soundtrack of the Week has broadcasted a weekly report since August 2014 addressing police violence and other related stories. This is the print edition and will continue until significant change has been realized.

The Police State

  Nobody hates cause-heads more than I do. Feminists, anarchists, hippies, Black Panthers, liberals, conservatives, pacifists, capitalists, communists. Any time someone defines themselves through a certain cause, I immediately loathe them. So why did I find myself among protesters last night? Because the situation in Ferguson, Missouri is not a cause, not an ideal and…

NYPD Blues

“NYPD Blue,” “Law & Order,” “CSI: NY.” Man, NYPD cops have to cry when they see those shows. You know, because police officers on those shows are not scrutinized for arresting criminals. The NYPD is under the magnifying glass yet again. About a week ago, I wrote a piece called COPS: Not As Seen On…