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Black And Blue in Bridgeport

Life Does'nt Always Stick To The Plan

thumb1 Black And Blue in Bridgeport tells the story of a young Black man coming of age in the 70's, growing up in one of Bridgeport, Connecticut's Housing Projects (P.T. Barnum housing projects), starting out poor and on welfare, raised by a single mother along with 5 other children. The book progresses to his decision to leave corporate America to become a police officer in one of the most racist departments in the state. It details his Academy experience, covering an incident that changed the direction of his law enforcement career forever, along with the rest of the highlights and lowlights and his experiences along the way, his interaction with the court system, Black Police fraternal organizations and even more personal encounters. Finally his ultimate retirement from the department after 25 years and his run for mayor in 2015.

Contact Details


David Daniels Consulting
P.O. Box 5355
Bridgeport, CT 06610

To Inspire You

Never let anyone - any person or any force - dampen, dim or diminish your light

John Lewis

Today In History

  • In 1863- The Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Colored Regiment launched its assault on Fort Wagner, South Carolina. Sgt. William H. Carney won Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery in the charge and became the first Black soldier to receive the coveted award.

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