Tuesday, June 21, 2016
#BroAlMims Responds to Threat
SWS Chaplin Bro Al Mims pays a price for standing up to thugs and standing up for police in besieged Central City, arguably New Orleans most violent area. Someone who lives near him has recently made repeated threats. A vendetta has been on low boil since a six month jail term after their last encounter years ago.
Unlike suburbs or high priority enclaves like the French Quarter, urban stakeholders don't have city attorneys, politicians and police executives undivided attention. Despite our lives being far more at risk, threats against stakeholders like Bro Al are ignored until either he or the aggressor are injured. Since that outcome isn't acceptable, Bro Al is going to attempt mediation to deescalate this matter.
I am mobilizing attention and potential intervention- meaning going to the threatener, if need be. I will not stand idly by and watch an avoidable threat injure a good man and his family because they aren't the favored color downtown. Mediation; peace bonds and prudence are Bro Al's response to this latest threat on his life.
Frankly, were he a White advocate facing this, the mayor; police superintendent and city attorney would rush to his side. The fact that they don't speaks volumes- none of it good.
If anyone is interested, Bro Al's number is 504 914-1622.
-Nadra Enzi aka Cap Black, Your UrbanSafetyist. & SWS founder. 504 214-3082. @nadraenzi on twitter.