“I Feared For My Life”: How You Frame The Story Will Change The Story

Another reminder that how you frame the story will change the story.

In this press conference, President of The National Bar Association Pamela Meanes calls for changes to the law related to police brutality and police misconduct, particularly as it relates to all of the non-indictments of police officers who have killed unarmed Black people.

President Meanes also comments on the McKinney pool party incident where officer Eric Casebolt tackled a 15 year-old girl, and pointed his gun at other teens; speaking on how the narrative may have been told if camera footage was not present.

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Police Brutality how you frame the story will change the story


From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins-Jones, MSW, LLMSW



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I'm a Social Justice Educator and Aspiring Humanitarian who is interested in conflict resolution, improving intergroup relations, and building more equitable and inclusive communities. "Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian" is my blog, where I write about issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice. By exploring social identities through written word, film & video, and other forms of media, I hope to continue to expand and enrich conversations about social issues that face our society, and to find ways to take social action while encouraging others to do so as well in their own ways.

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