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Public Safety Experiences

We have distilled experiences from our community on how they interact with their communites and the police inforcement in their area. We hope shedding light on individual stories will help us better understand our city and focus our actions into possitive change.

  • Host a book signing for my recently published book
    I would like to share my book with victims of gun violence in New Orleans. Please contact me so we can set up a date and time. Here is a[...]
  • Oliver J. Wicker
    My father, Oliver Wicker, was gunned down in the middle of Hollygrove in April of 2013. Due to the gun violence in NOLA, my family has lost a huge member[...]
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  • The Puzzle and My Ides of March
    March 15, 2002 I will never forget it as long as I live. It was the Ides of March which means the middle of March. It started out like any[...]
  • LIFE
    Life and all that is in it is a gift from the infinite mind / God; And the only way that life can go wrong is by the limited finite mind[...]
  • Teenagers call for end to gun violence!
    Support young people seeking an end to gun violence! Visit and sign their petition for common-sense gun laws.
  • Are the police REALLY focused on violent crime?
    I walk down Canal Street Mon-Fri and notice that there is a police car on Basin at Canal each day, just sitting there with an officer in the car. [...]
  • I will Never forget Wendell Allen
    I taught Wendell at Douglass He was in three of my classes. He was a big gentle giant, always quick with a smoke and a laugh. He worked to keep[...]
  • Chris Rose on Serpas
    Chris Rose: Serpas You lie, you die. Ah, but.....Define lie. This week, my colleague Kim Holden reported that New Orleans Police Chief Ronal Serpas, and several other New Orleans officials, either lied on[...]
    *My son Jonathan turned 19 in March 3, 2008. Last time I saw him in New Orleans was March 25, 2008. In June 2008, at my daughter's graduation ceremony in[...]