Confronting Prejudice, Discrimination in Memory of Dr. King

Jan 2, 2013 Full story: Patch.com

There is no need to feel helpless in the face of prejudice and discrimination. That's the theme of an upcoming event honoring the memory of Dr.

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tom deely33053

United States

#1 Jan 12, 2013
I LOVE THE WAY THINGS ARE IMPROVING WHEN IT COMES TO RACE RELATIONS.WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER FOLKS,GET TO KNOW ALL COLORS.
tom deely33053

United States

#2 Jan 13, 2013
I know minorities have it tougher than I do when it comes to the police but you good people know than this white boy is forever black irish.I can't feel your pain but I can help ease your shame.I'm gonna speak loud and clear as we near the great martin Luther king's birthday.young black youth you can do or be anything you want regardless of your economic status.be a leader,be yourself even if you think you don't measure up.remember brothers and sisters I love u and so do many of your teacher's who 's job it is to make you learn and sculpt ur future.the sign man of islip town will be rooting fór you.
tom deely33053

United States

#3 Jan 13, 2013
3 years ago I was working my town job when I stumbled upon a firearm. At brentwood cc.upon returning the pistol I was met by a detective pollino of the 3rd precint.he took me and my irish boss into an interrogation room where I was grilled suspiciously 4an hour.this is nothing compared to what blacks and latinos go through however it is still a form of discrimination.perhaps detective pollino gave me a hard time because I allegedly beat up a cop when I was 15 yrs old,,or he didn't like the scar i wear proudly on my face or that I have an impaired on my record.whatever it was instead of gettinv my face in suffolk county news as a pillar to the communiy I was interrogated and useless by suffolk county's finest who with all do respect should maybe show me and all black irish a little more god Damn respect.the town of islip sign man all day@!!

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