racism in law enforcement
While at least three of the more than 30 officers in West Virginia were fired for Nazi salutes, chances are that won’t stop the continued infiltration of police departments by white supremacists, which is all but an American tradition.
The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation on one of its own after video of a white officer making comments about slain Ferguson teen Michael Brown surfaced last week. On the clip, the officer is heard saying that Brown “deserved” to die and that he “got what he had coming” as well. Details about the […]
Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, applauds NY's probe into Raynette Turner's death but describes how the stage was set for such deaths
Forty-three-year-old Roosevelt Champion III – found hanging from a tree on Monday – allegedly killed himself, according to the results of a forensic autopsy released Tuesday, reports NBC News. Champion’s body was discovered Monday by a neighbor in Greensboro, Georgia. Police had recently questioned him about the death of a 55-year-old White woman, and his […]
In an effort to address the pain of dozens of torture victims who experienced brutal treatment at the hands of former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his “midnight crew” of rogue detectives, city leaders have proposed a $5.5 million sweeping reparations package, reports the Chicago Tribune. The proposal, expected to be passed by the […]
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