There's insufficient evidence to prosecute the White S.C. deputy who dragged a Black female student across the floor. Charges were also dropped against the teen and a witness who recorded the confrontation.
Joining the many talking heads discussing the termination of school resource officer Ben Fields for his excessive handling of a Black student at a South Carolina high school, two Fox 26 Houston guests squared off in a fiery debate that reveals everything that's wrong with how Black communities are portrayed in America.
Todd Rutherford, the attorney for 16-year-old Shakara (last name withheld), spoke to reporters on Thursday about the student's version of events. Rutherford says Shakara put her phone away but refused to leave class because she believed the punishment didn't coincide with the crime.
Students at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina staged a walk-out in support of fired Deputy Ben Fields who assaulted and arrested a student for allegedly refusing to leave the classroom, reports WACH Fox. Fields was fired on Wednesday, even though Sheriff Leon Lott placed “some” blame on the girl’s shoulders and claimed […]
Resource officers are commonly trained by police, with each department setting their own standards of force towards students.
The sheriff's office and the FBI are investigating the assault of a teen at Spring Valley High. Here's how you can protect your family.
A lawyer for the 16-year-old student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina who was seen in a viral video being flipped over in her desk by a school resource officer, says the girl suffered injuries from the attack and lives in foster care.
The students at Spring Valley High School are on the road to getting criminal records in what Rashad Robinson, executive director of online civil rights group ColorOfChange.org, calls the "perfect example of the school-to-prison pipeline."
NewsOne’s Top 5 gives you a quick rundown of the viral stories we’re talking about today. Spring Valley Student Allegedly Hit Ben Fields In Altercation, Sheriff Says NAACP Addresses Spring Valley High Video, Student Who Recorded Video Details Incident Sheriff Suggests Spring Valley Officer Isn’t Racist Because He Has A Black Girlfriend Justice Department To […]
Richland County Senior Deputy Ben Fields has been terminated from his position as a resource officer at Spring Valley High in Columbia, SC after throwing a teenager from her desk for using a cell phone in class.
The South Carolina deputy who addressed reporters Tuesday afternoon doesn't believe resource officer Ben Fields is racist because of his romantic relationship with a Black woman.
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