Opinion: I was in Hawaii during the false alarm

Twitter was our main source of information, writes Jemar Tisby, and we turned on cartoons for our 7-year-old son to shield him from the horrors that were unfolding.

Jemar Tisby is president of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective where he writes about race, religion and culture. He is the co-host of the Pass The Mic podcast and a PhD student in history at the University of Mississippi. Follow him on Twitter @JemarTisby. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. She had just left to pick up some food on our last morning in Hawaii when she came back way too early and with a frantic look on her face. "Did you hear about the ballistic missi...