Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: driving while black

‘Traveling While Black’ Guidebooks May Be Out...

In the summer of 2017, the NAACP issued a travel advisory for the state of Missouri. Modeled after the international advisories issued by the U.S....

A Routine Traffic Stop Quickly Turns Into...

https://www.facebook.com/quelle.dawayne/videos/917068781828312/ What was supposed to be a routine traffic stop soon devolved into a chaotic and frightening scene for an 8-year-old girl who watched as...

‘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...

New Lawsuit Accuses 13 St. Louis Suburbs...

Several St. Louis county residents are fed up with the discriminatory policing practices carried out by cash-strapped municipalities looking to make a few dollars...

‘Let me Finish!’: Don Lemon Forgets the...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nYolsLr7_g On yesterday's CNN Newsroom, journalist Don Lemon gets personal when discussing the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. In the nearly 2-minute clip, Lemon...

Black Motorists Still Harassed by Police Despite...

https://youtu.be/nAujvPPdeHk A New York Times study of tens of thousands of traffic stops in Greensboro, North Carolina – a racially diverse city of 280,000 and...

Report: African-American Drivers Hit with Nearly 3X...

In California, a Black driver has more costs for infractions like driving with a suspended license than white motorists. Commonly referred to as driving while...

Cop Ride Along: An Inside Look into...

Video via NY Times

Defense Compares Jonathan Ferrell to a ‘Zombie’...

Jury deliberations resumed today in the manslaughter trial of a white police officer charged in the shooting death of a Black former Florida A&M...

Dark Comedy ‘Driving While Black’ Takes on...

“Funny” isn’t the first word people associate with racial profiling, yet writer and actor Dominique Purdy and British director Paul Sapiano have humorously captured...

Supreme Court Limits Powers of Police In...

In an enormous decision important for the Black community, the Supreme Court yesterday ruled that it is a constitutional violation for police to prolong...

Howard Morgan Survived 28 Bullets From Chicago...

Former police officer Howard Morgan, who was shot 28 times—21 times in the back—by Chicago cops and then sentenced to 40 years in prison,...

Report Findings Raise Concerns of Racial Profiling...

A 2013 report on the ethnic and racial backgrounds of Missouri citizens stopped by police revealed that African-Americans are pulled over more often than...

Jessie Thornton, Retired Firefighter, Targeted for Driving...

Many people have seen video clips of police using radar guns that indicate trees or parked cars were exceeding the speed limit, but it...