Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Michele Bachmann Calls Minneapolis Cop An ‘Affirmative-Action...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight...

Black Twitter Outraged That Attorney Dubs White...

Minneapolis police shooting victim Justine Damond is apparently the new poster child for police brutality, according to her family's lawyer, and Black folk are...

Nearly Seven Months Later, Toronto Cop Is...

A Toronto police officer faces multiple charges in the brutal beating of a 19-year-old man that left him with several broken bones and a...

Chicago Cop Who Beat Handcuffed Black Woman...

  The city of Chicago is set to shell out the big bucks to a victim who allegedly suffered violence at the hands of police. Lawyers...

DeKalb Police Relaunch Investigation After Video Surfaces...

https://youtu.be/B4CgEdA4-3Q An internal investigation into the DeKalb County Police Department has been relaunched after cellphone video of a homeless woman's violent arrest surfaced on social...

Third Trial a Possibility In Ohio Case...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Amid protests and other local pressure, an Ohio prosecutor is pondering whether to try a third time to get a conviction...

Are White Gun Owners Protecting the Second...

A Black, off-duty St. Louis policeman was shot by a white colleague when he went to assist officers with an arrest. The Black officer...

Man Misidentified as Dallas Shooting Suspect Still...

One year after the Dallas shooting at a protest over the police killings of two Black men, the man initially mistaken as the suspect...

No Drugs, Alcohol Found at Party Where...

It turns out no teenagers were drinking or doing drugs at a neighborhood party in Balch Springs, Texas, where an officer ended up shooting...

Chicago PD Adds DuSable Museum of African...

The Chicago Police Department has added a tour of the DuSable Museum of African American History to the training requirements for new recruits and a class...

Video of Cop Punching Black Man In the...

Blue On Black Crime: Atlanta Police Beats Black Man During Arrest#BLACKLIVESMATTER Happening right now...this is how #AtlantaPolice is treats black men, this man is...

Video Showing Off-Duty Lansing Police Officer Throttling...

https://youtu.be/CjmZ0ngjalY The Lansing Police Department is investigating graphic footage of an off-duty police officer pinning down an African-American teenager and threatening his life for alleged...

BLM Activists Disrupt Minnesota Pride Parade to Protest Inclusion...

The 2017 Twin Cities Pride Festival was off to a great start this weekend, as over 150,000 people packed downtown Minneapolis to celebrate the...

Lyles’s Family Lawyer Questions Seattle Police’s Intentions...

SEATTLE (AP) — Surveillance video released Thursday, June 22, from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that no one other than her entered...

James Blake Drops Claim Against New York...

Retired tennis star James Blake withdrew his excessive-force claim against the City of New York in exchange for the creation of a legal fellowship...

Milwaukee Mayor Urges Peaceful Protest After Ex-cop...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that...

‘Queen Sugar’ Cast Discusses Sadly Relevant Topic of...

Coming on the heels of the nonconviction of the Minnesota cop who stopped and killed Philando Castile, Micah’s “Driving While Black” moment in the...

Philando Castile, Charleena Lyles … The Body...

Before we can even process the acquittal of the murder of Philando Castile, we hear about another murder of a Black person by the police...

Audio of the Killing of Charleena Lyles by Seattle...

The Seattle Police Department has released dash cam audio of the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old Black woman in Magnuson Park over the weekend. Seattle...

Black Gun Owners Worried by Acquittal In...

Gerry Martin isn't sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit — and possibly...

Juror Admits Decision to Acquit Ex-Cop for...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a grim livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after Castile was...