Wayne’s Words: Criticism

January 1, 2020

I have learned to take criticism in stride. I am focused on being objective and doing my part in aiding positive resolutions. 2020 is an important year for the cause and my approach will be no different. I am thankful to everyone that has taken the time to engage so far.

Wayne’s Words: Life

January 1, 2020

Life is a journey. To resolve divisive issues, we must view incidents as right vs. wrong, instead of black vs white. All sides must listen, learn, and act.

Wayne’s Words: Unity

January 1, 2020

To call for unity, we must be willing to hear all sides with open hearts and minds. We must be open to facts without pre-judgements, or biases of any kind. Ordinary people stood up in Franklyn’s case, not to demonize law enforcement or minorities, but to continue discussions about issues that still plague our country […]

Wayne’s Words: Journey

January 1, 2020

Authoring a book about a dramatic event that touched many lives is an emotional process. My brother, Franklyn Reid, killed by a police officer in December 1998, resulted in a landmark case in Connecticut. Love, compassion, and courage inspired my family through that difficult period. Months after a heartbreaking tragedy in 2013, I embarked on […]