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Texas City Councilman Tased, Arrested Outside His Home By Same Police Force That Arrested Sandra Bland
A councilman in Prairie View Texas was arrested and Tased Saturday outside of his home by the same officers who arrested Sandra Bland.
Powerful photographs from the 2015 Justice or Else Rally show just how diverse the fight for justice is today.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now's cameras were on hand for the Justice or Else rally and on Monday recapped the monumental event.
Two Reports Find Police Killing Of 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice ‘Reasonable,’ Family Attorney Calls Results ‘Whitewashed’
Two reports commissioned by Cuyahoga County, Ohio prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty found that police officer Timothy Loehmann fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice was “reasonable,” NBC News reports. A grand jury will still determine if Loehmann will face criminal charges in Tamir’s death. McGinty claims that he released the reports in the interest of transparency. […]
Angelenos Take Center Stage at The First Ever Politicon, Are Building a Movement To Stop Police Violence
Los Angeles based organizations including Dignity and Power Now, Black Lives Matter LA, and the ACLU of Southern California will be joining the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in a Politicon event hosted and moderated by Tourè this Saturday in order to highlight how the families of the victims of police brutality are the ones leading the charge for change, introduce the key players, and encourage people to join the fight.
Walter Scott’s Family Reaches $6.5 Million Settlement With North Charleston In Fatal Shooting By Cop
The family of Walter Scott, who was shot and killed by a cop in North Charleston, SC, reached the $6.5 million deal with the city.
A Rhode Island lieutenant blamed the #BlackLivesMatter movement for promoting violence against cops.
A California mom was outraged to find a Playmobil Pirate Ship came complete with a figurine resembling an African-American slave and instructions to place it in a neck shackle.
Check out NewsOne's interactive map to see where the #CaravanForJustice tour is headed.
“We are the only people who can speak for the dead. Their voices are heard through us.” — Stephanie Lightfoot-Bennett, #UKJusticeTeam Yesterday, families of victims of police violence from the UK and from the US joined together in Oakland to launch the #CaravanForJustice. The eight day caravan, led by the Ella Baker Center for Human […]
On Oct. 3 a #CaravanForJustice featuring survivors of law enforcement violence and grassroots organizers embarked on a eight-day traveling tour throughout California to mobilize communities of color against police brutality. Led by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, in partnership with the ACLU of California, the caravan, which ends Oct. 10, will train community members […]
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