Fun with Shrapnel


 The last few weeks have been troubling and stressful for everyone involved with LEO. Most of us have waffled about whether or not we should continue writing here.

Keeping Up with the Jones

Tony Dungy and the Contradiction of Black Homophophia

I’m waiting all the facts to develop in the Michael Brown case so I can comment on it intelligently.

Editor’s Note

Ambiguous Freedom

“To protect and to serve.” A cogent message for such a simple phrase — originally the motto of the LAPD, but familiar to us all.

Summary of My Discontent

Back to school tips

It’s hard to believe the end of summer vacation is already upon us.

In Visible Ink

Simmer Down, Angry Mob

My column two weeks ago referenced the song “Turn! Turn! Turn!

Editor’s Note

Poetry, Beauty, Romance, Love

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion.

Fun with Shrapnel

These are the breaks

 During the 1980s, African-American hair went through perhaps its most difficult transition — the Jheri curl.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Mystery still shrouds fatality

 There are more questions than answers almost a month after a high-speed chase ended in death near Churchill Downs.

In Visible Ink

Turn, turn, turn

Both the Bible and The Byrds tell us that to everything, there is a season.

Summary of My Discontent

Please don’t read this

Pretty soon, maybe in a couple of months, it’s going to be time to start thinking about the U.S. Senate race between Sen. Mitch McConnell and his challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes.