Founded by Scott Henson, a former journalist, Henson was public policy director for the Accountability Project for the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas. The site is his personal blog. Grits for Breakfast covers criminal justice issues in Texas with a slant on reform.
Founded in 2004, Grits for Breakfast averages 13,600 readers a month in the U.S. and over 15,000 globally. It links to nearly 500 websites and blogs. The site claims over 2.5 million visitors since 2004 and provides an archive of Henson’s commentary and postings dating back to 2004.
Examples of posts include “The politicization of grief at Dallas PD,” a commentary on events following a shooting by the son of the Dallas police chief, and “Make crime labs independent from law enforcement,” which cites problems with the Houston police department fingerprint lab.
Henson also maintains another blog, Huevos Rancheros, where he posts commentary on personal musings from cooking to sports.
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