blacks and police brutality
The board substantiated the charge of excessive force against NYPD Officer James Frascatore -- the cop who tackled tennis star James Blake -- and recommended punishment.
The police chief of Surf City retired following an uproar over a Facebook post where he called Black Lives Matter "terrorist group"
The death of Samuel DuBose by the hands of former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing revealed some disturbing numbers about their traffic stops off campus. According to Fox 15, University of Cincinnati police force off-campus patrols have been terminated. The Law and Public Safety Committee approved the ordinance as stops dating back to Jan. 1, 2013 […]
New Orleans artist Ti-Rock Moore has come under fire for her Chicago art exhibit that depicts a mannequin as Mike Brown’s lifeless body. According to the Huffington Post, Moore, who is white, created the racially charged piece for “Confronting Truths WAKE UP!” at the Gallery Guichard. With Earth Kitt’s “Angelitos Negros” playing in the background, the piece places a […]
At a time when interactions between African-Americans and police are fraught with tension over allegations of excessive force by cops across the nation, a team of Chicago officers are making efforts to improve relations with youth on the city’s South Side, reports The Huffington Post. The Englewood Police Youth Baseball League hopes the sport of […]
Law enforcement officers in Missouri were 75 percent more likely to stop Black drivers than White drivers last year, and 73 percent more likely to search Black drivers, according to The New York Times. The data also confirmed longstanding complaints by activists that while Blacks were more likely to be stopped and searched than Whites, […]
About 25 demonstrators in front of Oly city hall. Yelling:No justice, no peace. Live update at noon. @KING5Seattle pic.twitter.com/vH30qfCxDt — Drew Mikkelsen (@drewmikk) May 21, 2015 Protests erupted outside of the Olympia, Washington City Hall Thursday, after a White officer shot two unarmed Black male skateboarders accused of trying to steal beer from a local grocery store, […]
With a few simple words, the mother of a concerned Black male college student gave social media users a reprieve from the daily menu of bad news about police shooting or killing African-Americans. Dr. Nada Owusu, a pediatrician in Danville, Va., posted an image on Facebook of her son, Joseph, standing next to officer Matt […]
I stand with Martese Johnson. There is no excuse for this. @VirginiaABC you should be ashamed. pic.twitter.com/4j3bnfDlBI — UVAProbs (@UVAProbs) March 18, 2015 State law enforcement officers charged University of Virginia honor student Martese Johnson—whose bloody arrest was captured on viral video in March—with public intoxication even though they knew he was not drunk, his […]
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