Unfortunately, while some people busy themselves baking cookies and doing last-minute shopping, families are mourning the deaths of New York Police Department Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed by Ismaaiyl Brinsley in what was dubbed by Fox News as "retaliation for the slayings of black men at the hands of white police." On the other side of this tragic coin, communities are still reeling and protesting the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, both at the hands of police officers.
But if there ever was a time for healing, compassion, and brotherhood, it's during the holidays.
Fort Lauderdale Police officers decided to spread some holiday cheer and goodwill throughout the city recently by conducting what they're calling "Operation Santa Stop."More »