Monday, June 1, 2020

Tag: Eric Garner

NYPD Officer Faces May Trial in Eric...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man will face an NYPD...

NYPD Vows to Move Forward with Disciplinary...

The New York Police Department says it will no longer wait on the feds to bring charges against the officer seen holding Eric Garner...

This Black Officer’s 2-Year-Old Rap Song About...

Officer Atisha Samuel's rap video may have been popular on social media, but not so much with white officers who claim to feel threatened. Samuel...

Family, Friends to Celebrate Life of Erica...

  Family and friends will gather this evening to pay their final respects to vocal Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner. Garner, who was thrust into...

Michael Bennett’s Treatment by Police Is the...

Even at 6 feet 4 and 274 pounds, Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett isn’t supposed to be one of “those guys.” You know them....

Black Cops Matter? Cities Paint Over Police...

Former Oakland, California, deputy police chief Danielle Outlaw made history this summer being selected as the new chief of the Portland, Oregon, police department....

Relieving White Guilt: The Expectation That Black...

After an act of violence is committed against a member of a Black family, a mother, a father or a grieving relative is trotted...

DOJ Replaces FBI Agents, Lawyers Investigating Eric...

In a rare shake-up, the U.S. Justice Department has moved to replace the team of New York lawyers and FBI agents assigned to investigate...

The Price Tag on Black Life Does...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z52q--pYGlo The murders of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Walter Scott all have similarities. Not only were they all unarmed Black men killed...

Massachusetts 6th Graders Pen Poignant Letter to...

A group of students at Wildwood Elementary school in Amherst, Massachusetts wrote a letter to President Obama as part of a class assignment in...

Guilty: NYPD Officer Convicted for Reckless Manslaughter...

Peter Liang, the NYPD rookie police officer charged in the infamous stairwell death of Akai Gurley — an unarmed Black man in an East...

Bah Family Claims NYPD Covered Up Their...

The family of an African man killed by the New York Police Department claim there was a conspiracy to cover up his death. The...

California Moves to End Use of Grand...

Before he left office, one of former Attorney General Eric Holder's goals was to try to dismantle the legal changes brought about by the...

The Nation Will Celebrate 147 Years Since...

On July 28, 147 years will have passed since the ratification of the The Fourteenth Amendment—the amendment that granted Blacks full citizenship rights as...

New Report Finds American Taxpayers Have Paid...

Bad policing has cost American taxpayers more than $1 billion, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. WSJ reporters Zusha Elinson and...

New York City to Pay Garner Family...

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Veteran Civil Rights Activists Call on #BlackLivesMatter...

Several civil rights activists took to the stage at the Essence Festival, held this weekend in New Orleans, La., and urged the #BlackLivesMatter (BLM)...

Civil Rights Attorneys Still Fighting to Open...

By Manny Otiko Eric Garner was killed by the police almost a year ago, but the case is still sparking controversy. Garner's death from an...

NYPD Chief Bill Bratton Can’t Find Enough...

There are times when irony allows for a hearty laugh and there are times when irony delivers a slightly painful pinch. And then there are...

9 Black Moms That Couldn’t Celebrate Mother’s...

Mother's Day is a time for celebrating not only the women who gave birth to us but the women who have been instrumental in our...