Sunday, October 21, 2018

Tag: Police brutality

Black Man Harassed, Kicked and Dragged Off...

Watch the moment a Black man is targeted, harassed, and violently dragged off the train by Renfe officers in Madrid Spain. The incident took...

Chicago Verdict Raises Hope of Greater Police...

A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A white officer stood before a mostly white jury and...

Activists Looking to Usher In Real Justice...

Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Korryn Gaines. Eric Garner. Freddie Gray. Natasha McKenna. Tamir Rice. Rekia Boyd. Philando Castile. Stephon Clarke. This is just a handful...

Mentally Ill Black People Are Disproportionately Represented...

  Two demographic groups in America that face a disproportionate risk of death at the hands of police are Black people and those who are...

NFL Players Union Files Grievance Over Anthem...

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that...

Black Philadelphia Woman Rightfully Scolds White Co-Worker...

A Facebook video of Philadelphia police officers forcefully arresting a Black teenager over selling bottles of water went viral on Thursday and sparked outrage among the community.

PSU Officers on Leave After Shooting, Killing...

An officer-involved shooting at Portland State University is under investigation after a peacemaker was killed.

Shot in the Back: How Laws Allowed...

CHICAGO (AP) — In decades past, police officers who shot suspects as they ran away were more likely to expect praise than criminal charges....

Why Pittsburgh Cop Who Killed Antwon Rose...

Prosecutors in Pittsburgh were left scratching their heads this week after an accused officer in a homicide case was released on unsecured bond, something even defense attorneys say is completely unheard of.

Car Plows Through Crowd Protesting Police Shooting...

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle who plowed through a crowd of protesters late Friday night as hundreds took to the streets to demand justice in the police shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose.

Police Killings Are Damaging The Mental Health...

A recent report published in a leading British medical journal has confirmed concerns long-held by racial justice activists: police killings of African-Americans has damaging...

Former University of Virginia Student Awarded $250K...

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has reached a settlement with a former University of Virginia student left battered and bloodied after...

After Winning $148K Settlement Over Violent Pool...

It's been almost a month since Texas teen Dajerria Becton reached a settlement with the City of McKinney over her violent arrest at a...

Arizona Man Speaks Out After Brutal Arrest,...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BACFlxC2xJI The man seen on video being mercilessly beaten by four Mesa, Arizona officers is speaking out since his violent encounter with police early last...

Texas Police Yell Obscenities at Man Trying...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BjViQe5n0yY/ Questions remain after video of two Katy, Texas police officers violently arresting a woman outside her home surfaced on social media. The video, posted to...

Footage Shows Mesa Officers Beat Man Unconscious...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-QLZNTjqOQ Four Mesa, Arizona police officers are on paid administrative leave this week after shocking surveillance video shows them rush an unsuspecting man on his...

Bikers Enjoy Breakfast at Alabama Waffle House...

Over 150 bikers came out in full support for three Alabama officers who violently arrested a young Black woman at a Waffle House restaurant...

Rick Santorum Says Obama Defended People of...

https://youtu.be/P3IrgZ_qrlA?t=20s Barack Obama is partially to blame for President Donald Trump's failure to condemn racism in America, former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum argued during...

Man Is Heard Screaming for His Mother...

A young Michigan man has accused police of using excessive force during a 2016 arrest outside his home for allegedly failing to use his...

U.K. Officer Cleared of Assault After Tasering...

A British police officer has been found not guilty of tasering her own force's race relations adviser in the face after mistaking him for...

Before-Their-Prime Targets: Study Confirms Cops Cutting Down...

In the latest edition of "Things Black Folk Kind of Already Knew,” a newly released study highlights a sobering statistic, revealing that not only do...