There are three reasons officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Three and a half months have passed since Ferguson, Missouri, became a national symbol of heavy-handed policing in tough urban neighborhoods. Attention evaporates, even when the angry street protestors and the cable-TV live trucks do not. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch didn’t push the grand jury to bring charges, (more)

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What’s the plan if the democrats don’t do well in the upcoming mid-term elections? What better vessel would there be for those democratic frustrations and democratic hopes than Hillary Clinton saying ‘Hi, I’m here. I’m running. Let’s do this.’” – Ellis Henican Expect to see papers being filed and staff getting on board. We could…

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“The 3 reasons the grand jury didn’t indict Darren Wilson”, Quartz, November 25, 2014 There are three reasons officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Three and a half months have passed since Ferguson, Missouri, became a national symbol of heavy-handed policing in tough urban neighborhoods. Attention evaporates,…

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The Party’s Over: How the Extreme Right Hijacked the GOP and I Became a Democrat Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor of Florida, spent years in the party’s inner circle. In this no-holds-barred memoir, he shows why he switched sides and became a Democrat.After serving as a Republican governor—one who was on the short list…

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This public conversation is part of the Communications Studies course “The Business of Entertainment” taught by Bill Lancaster. This course goes beyond the glitz and glamour to the what, why and how of making entertainment. Storytelling professional Ellis Henican visited Northeastern University as part of Professor Bill Lancaster’s class called Business of Entertainment. Ellis, a born and…

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SOCIAL STORY WORKSHOP: WHAT’S THE IRRESISTIBLE NARRATIVE OF OUR BRAND?   Florida governor Charlie Crist, NFL coach Sean Payton, Navy SEAL Commander Rorke Denver, baseball great Dwight Gooden, NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip—they’ve all turned to Ellis Henican for help telling their remarkable stories across a wide variety of media platforms. Now, you and your brand…

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ELLIS HENICAN is a Newsday columnist, television news political analyst, three-time New York Times bestselling author, and social media storyteller. He is also the voice of Stormy on the hit Cartoon Network series, “Sealab 2021”. Across a wide variety of media platforms, Ellis is known for telling compelling stories about the people and issues of today. His most recent book is The Party’s Over: How the Extreme Right Hijacked the GOP and I Became a Democrat, which he wrote with Florida governor Charlie Crist. Ellis’ other books include Doc: A Memoir, with famed baseball pitcher Dwight Gooden, Damn Few with Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver, In the Blink of an Eye with NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip, and Home Team with New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.Read More