Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: police violence against black people

Marielle Franco Assassinated, Brazil Erupts in Protest...

The Black and poor populations of Brazil are in protest following the execution-style killing of Marielle Franco, 38, a Black city councilwoman, activist, and...

Russell Simmons’ RushCard Sponsors Video Series to...

Russell Simmons, the founder of pre-paid credit card company RushCard, has launched a new video initiative against racial profiling. The three clips available only on...

Report: Police Exhibit ‘Shooter Bias’ Against Black...

When news surfaces of another unarmed Black man shot to death by police, there are attempts to change the subject by pointing to the...

In Raleigh, Akiel Denkins, an Unarmed Black...

In Raleigh, North Carolina, an unarmed Black man was reportedly shot to death by a white police officer while fleeing arrest, in an election...

The Suspected White Cop Killer No One...

For all the talk from folks about the so-called war on cops last year, where are they now?  Their opportunity to speak up is...

Harvard Study: Police Kill More People Than...

This year was seminal in terms of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and Black activism around police violence and the need to reform the criminal justice...

‘Hush Money’ and ‘Gag Orders’: Baltimore, Other...

The police beat, harass and abuse you, then offer you some money in a settlement on the condition that you keep quiet about what...

Where is the Compassion for Black Children?...

 The 16-year old Black girl who was trounced upon by a sheriff’s deputy at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina is anonymous,...

‘Law Enforcement Leaders’ Convene to Stop Mass...

It was a week in which the impact of the #BlackLivesMatter movement to end police violence and reform the criminal justice system was more...

The Case of Corey Jones: Are Black...

As the killing of Black people at the hands of the police emerges as a front burner issue in the U.S., the issue becomes...

Travesty of Justice: Eric Garner, Tamir Rice,...

When the federal government relies on local police departments to voluntarily report on the people they kill, that system will prove unreliable and worthless. ...

Senator Elizabeth Warren Acknowledges #BlackLivesMatter in Speech,...

Senator Elizabeth Warren has weighed in on the issue of racial injustice and inequality, with a hat tip to the #BlackLivesMatter movement. On Sunday, the...

12 Extremely Disturbing Statistics About Police Violence...

 More Dangerous Than a Terrorist Americans are eight times more likely to be killed by a police officer than by a terrorist. Of course, if...