Sobering story by ex-cop changes columnist’s opinion about giving toy guns to our Black children

September 28, 2015   // 0 Comments

Signifyin' By Mikel Kweku Osei Holt I think I made a mistake. Several weeks ago I wrote a column about my grandson’s desire to have me buy him a cowboy outfit—complete with hat, vest and two six guns—for his birthday. Given the current climate of violence in our community and a hodgepodge of incidents in which several children have been killed by police who thought their toy guns were ...

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