I grew up in one of those "integrated neighborhoods" as one of two black families on the block. Our police response time was fantastic, except for the one time the cops assumed my stepfather was the suspect. I was 13 and sprinted out of the house to desperately tell the cops they were throwing the wrong black guy… » 9/10/14 3:05pm 9/10/14 3:05pm

Same thing happened to a classmate of mine on an overnight school trip. Yup several teachers managed to forget an 8 year-old second grader at a retreat in the Shenandoah Mountains. They didn't even notice she was missing until we had arrived back home in Washington, D.C. The story is legendary in the Lower/Middle and… » 9/02/14 12:14pm 9/02/14 12:14pm