Thursday, April 2, 2020

Tag: Unarmed black men

‘She Showed Remorse’: Black Juror Maintains Amber...

Two jurors identified only by their juror numbers spoke out about why they sentenced former Dallas cop Amber Guyger to 10 years in...

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....

Family of Jermaine McBean Angered By Killer...

After being fatally shot while carrying an unloaded pellet gun, the family of Jermaine McBean has expressed their disapproval at the killer deputy still holding...

Without Meaningful Changes in Ferguson, the City...

When unarmed teen Michael Brown was fatally shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, it marked a critical moment for the Black...

Protests Spark and Tensions Flare Ahead of...

Tensions are high in Los Angeles as a decision regarding the police shooting of 25-year-old Ezell Ford is quickly approaching. Ford was yet another unarmed...

South Carolina Officer Indicted After Firing Multiple...

For the second time in recent months, a South Carolina officer has inched closer to being held accountable for killing an unarmed Black man. Shortly...

Vanita Gupta of the DOJ: America’s Grim...

“Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. John Crawford. Walter Scott. Freddie Gray.” When Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta spoke to the crowd at...

Georgia Mother Gets a Second Chance at...

Reports uncovering a lackluster investigation, conflicting testimonies and never-before-seen evidence in a previously closed case regarding an officer-involved shooting has caused the Georgia Bureau...

6 Things America Has Deemed More Valuable...

Windows When protests swept through the streets of cities like Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore following the deaths of unarmed Black citizens, there was an incredible...

Mothers Fill D.C. Streets to Honor Children...

A large group of mothers came together on Saturday  with tears in their eyes as they marched to honor the lives of the children...

SC Cops Refuse to Release Dash Cam...

By Taylor Gordon The decision by South Carolina police officers to not release dash cam footage of the death of an unarmed Black man at...

Police Attorney Still Blames Freddie Gray For...

The rift between the Black community and law enforcement is continuing to grow in Baltimore as the story behind the death of Freddie Gray...

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Jesse Williams Fed Up...

Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams has been no stranger to using his celebrity platform to speak out against police brutality and the “criminalization of...

Another South Carolina Cop Charged in the...

He was an unarmed Black man in South Carolina who deserved to live to see another day. But he probably never imagined that a...

Conflicting Reports, Police Secrecy Lead to Murky...

Only a few weeks after a naked unarmed Black man was fatally shot by police officers in DeKalb County, another unarmed Black man in...

Black Teen Fatally Shot By Wisconsin Officers...

Protests filled the streets of Wisconsin’s capital after yet another community is mourning the loss of a Black teen at the hands of police...

Amazingly, Police-Related Killings Over Seven Years Was...

It’s actually worse than we thought. Police killings recorded over the course of seven years have been under-counted by more than half, an astonishing figure,...

Kansas Republican Leader Claims Obama Wants to...

While there are countless critics who contend President Obama has not done enough for Black people, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach took a...

Not Just Ferguson: ‘Scandal’’s Emotional Take on...

On the heels of the Department of Justice condemning the Ferguson Police Department’s racially discriminatory practices, Scandal bravely took on the controversial case in...

Occu-Evolve Protesters In NYC Not Standing for...

A group of people in New York are rallying against pro-police supporters in Staten Island, where unarmed Black man Eric Garner was killed in...