Tag Archives: police brutality

Pre-trial Motions-Freddie Gray. Ms. Mosby, We Stand By You

Today is the beginning of the pre-trial motions in the case of the 6 Baltimore Police Officers arrested for the murder of Freddie Gray. Since the day that Marilyn Mosby stepped out and charged these folks, SHE and her ENTIRE … Continue reading

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Craig Riggins: I visited one of the most infamous apartment complexes in America today – Canfield Green.

I visited one of the most infamous apartment complexes in America today – Canfield Green. This is where Mike Brown, Jr. was shot and killed on August 9, 2014. I met this brother named Mel (pictured) at the memorial for … Continue reading

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Virginia Cop Charged With Murder Passes Out In Court After He’s Denied Bail

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A former police officer charged with murder for shooting and killing a man during a domestic disturbance call collapsed Wednesday in a northern Virginia courtroom after being denied bail in his initial court appearance. Adam Torres, … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread: Malcolm on police brutality

Malcolm warned us. We’re living this everyday. Malcolm on police brutality. This is 50 years old but could've been said last night. pic.twitter.com/rhQ20sM7JG — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) August 13, 2015

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Friday Open Thread | #BlackLivesMatter shut down Jeb Bush campaign event

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush ended a town hall early on Wednesday after being interrupted by members of the Black Lives Matter movement, the Los Angeles Times reported. The protesters’ appearance marked the first of its kind directed at a … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Armed Black Panthers protest #SandraBland’s death

HEMPSTEAD Texas (AP) — Dozens of heavily armed demonstrators rallied in Southeast Texas to protest the arrest and jail-cell death of a black woman arrested after a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop. About 25 demonstrators … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera America: Michael Brown’s mom responds to New Yorker article

Al Jazeera America’s Tony Harris went to St. Louis and sat down with Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown. The interview airs on Al Jazeera America tomorrow night at 7pm ET/4pm PT. Find Al Jazeera America in your area on … Continue reading

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