If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."
Former Rams defensive end Michael Sam is out of a job again. The Cowboys cut the rookie defensive end from their practice squad yesterday. Sam latched on with Dallas after being released by the Rams at the end of training camp. Sam is the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL.