Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tag: police violence

‘Injustice to Humanity’: A Record of Brutal...

Penns Grove, New Jersey, has a police problem. The most recent issue is the arrest of a police officer for kicking a handcuffed Latino...

Black Life Is Cheap In Brazil as...

The police in the United States are killing civilians at an alarming rate, and the problem of police abuse is well reported. In Brazil...

Why Colonialism Needs to be a Part...

Everybody knows that anti-Black racism is the backbone of the United States' society. It is present in every major institution and festers in the...

Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Has a...

Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, has been promoted to the public as a genteel, polite, squeaky-clean jurist who...

What Does Trump’s ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Executive...

Under the Trump administration, the slogan “Blue Lives Matter” is a matter of official policy. The term has been used by white law enforcement...

Trump’s ‘Send in the Feds’ Threat Could...

These days, President Trump’s relationship to the Black community has been limited to meetings with Black athletes and entertainers, and pledges to clamp down...

Hundreds of Ethiopian-Israelis Rejecting Mandatory Military Service...

In Israel, hundreds of citizens of Ethiopian descent are refusing to serve reserve duty in the Israel Defense Forces, citing racial discrimination by the...

FBI Director James Comey: There is No...

If FBI Director James Comey is correct, then there is no epidemic of police violence against Black people, and it is all in our...

State of Emergency in Charlotte: Why Are...

There is a state of emergency in Charlotte, but where is the state of emergency for Black people? There are a number of things that...

Police Shooting of Unarmed Miami Man Proves...

A Black Miami behavioral therapist is now in the hospital after being shot Monday by North Miami police officers while helping an autistic patient...

Black Country Singer Stubbornly Defends Instructional Video...

Black country singer Coffey Anderson thought he was doing the Black community a favor by sharing a video on how to "diffuse tension" during...

Shootings in Roanoke, Montgomery and Salt Lake...

Yet another story of police killing a Black teen is in the news, this time in Virginia.  As CNN reported, two Roanoke police officers...

Texas Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Is...

The Texas trooper involved in the arrest of a Black woman later found dead in her jail cell has been fired, according to multiple...

The Blue Mentality: Study Shows in Police...

Most of the public discourse concerning police brutality and abuse is framed in terms of a Black and white issue.  But what if it...

Several Police Organizations Foolishly Blame Beyoncé for...

Beyoncé’s halftime performance at the Super Bowl seems to have upset police organizations across the country. According to TMZ, the New York Police Department is...

Sandra Bland’s Family Says Texas Authorities Are...

According to news reports, the family of Sandra Bland is still battling Texas authorities and trying to find out more details of her death....

Anti-Beyonce Protesters Outnumbered By Pro-Beyonce Supporters at...

Some people are still upset over Beyoncé’s halftime performance at the Super Bowl. According to several news reports, a mysterious online group called Proud...

Black Memorabilia Collection Ties America’s Ugly Racial...

A collection of Black memorabilia on display in Virginia includes some ugly items that remind people of America’s racial past. However, one of the...

Why President Obama Should Nominate a Black...

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, President Obama has some decisions to make, as he considers who to nominate to replace...

State-Sponsored Terrorism: Exposé Reveals How NYPD Uses...

In New York City, there is a form of police harassment and state terror employed against poor and working people — and overwhelmingly against...

First the LAPD, Now the Chicago PD:...

Police cameras, whether dashcams or bodycams, have been hailed as an effective measure to bring transparency and accountability to police forces around the country,...