Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: akai gurley

A ‘Remorseful’ Ex-NYPD Cop Gets No Jail...

When police officers are shown compassion after killing Black men, who is there to show compassion to Black men and boys who are caught...

Ex-NYPD Cop Who Killed Unarmed Akai Gurley...

The New York City police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in 2014 will not go to prison. Peter Liang was...

Prosecutor Recommends House Arrest, No Jail Time...

A Brooklyn district attorney recommends that Peter Liang gets no jail time for the shooting and killing of Akai Gurley in November 2014. Liang was found...

Attorneys for Ex-NYPD Cop Who Shot Akai...

Former NYPD officer Peter Liang's new attorneys filed a written motion Tuesday to set aside his conviction of manslaughter and official misconduct in the...

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...

Judge Opts To Move Forward in Akai...

By Manny Otiko Legal proceedings against police officers in two high-profile cases involving the deaths of young Black men are moving forward. A judge recently...

A Black British-Ghanaian Living in US Realizes...

I’m a Black British-Ghanaian, and I’ve often wondered what would the police do to me if they believed I was a threat? The answer is...

Baltimore Artist Mourns the Deaths of Unarmed...

A Baltimore artist is receiving mixed reactions to a controversial exhibition he created just outside his studio in order to mourn the recent deaths...

Report: Justice Department To Sue Ferguson Police...

If media reports are true, the Ferguson police department, where white officer Darren Wilson worked when he shot and killed unarmed Black teenager Michael...

NYPD Officer Indicted For Killing Akai Gurley...

Media outlets are reporting that New York police officer Peter Liang has been indicted by a grand jury in the shooting death of 28-year-old Akai...

Brooklyn Protesters Gather After Funeral Of Akai...

More than 50 protesters endured rain over the weekend and huddled under a red tent in front of the Brooklyn housing project, Louis Pink...

Shooting Death of Akai Gurley in NYC...

Though rookie New York City police officer Peter Liang may have mistakenly fired his gun and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley in a darkened stairwell...