Bring That Week Back: Aug. 14

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  • Thomas Alton Caffall, gun violence, Texas A&M University
  • Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan
  • New York City, NYPD, marijuana, Darrius Kennedy
  • NAACP, Jackson State University, Michael Teasley
  • income gap, Economy
  • Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman
  • Mark O' Mara, George Zimmerman, Stand Your Ground, Trayvon Martin
  • jail, prison, California, racial disparities
  • affirmative action, University of Texas, the Obama Administration

Shooting Near Times Square 

After they were unable to disarm him, New York City Police fatally shot a man armed with a large knife near Times Square on Sunday. Fifty-one-year-old Darrius Kennedy was reportedly smoking marijuana on a street corner and wielded an 11-inch knife when police approached. 

(Photo: AP Photo/Lincoln Rocha via The New York Times)