Tag Archives: police brutality

Alton Sterling Funeral Photos

Posted in African Americans, Black Lives Matter, Current Events, Department of Justice, Ethnic Cleansing, Funeral, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, JusticeForAltonSterling, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

His name is Philando Castile. He was murdered by the police in Falcon Heights, Minnesota

Philando Castile was stopped for a “routine ” traffic stop. AND NOW IS DEAD!! Asked for his information,  he volunteered to his murderer that he had a weapon, because he had a  permit. And yet, somehow,  even after offering that … Continue reading

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The Police Killing of Alton Sterling

Warning. Very Disturbing. The family of a black man shot multiple times by police during a confrontation at a Louisiana convenience store called for an independent investigation and officials to resign in the wake of cellphone video showing the chilling … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, JusticeForAltonSterling, Lynching, Murder, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 139 Comments

Freddie Gray case | Judge to issue verdict in Officer Caesar Goodson trial

A Baltimore judge is expected to issue a verdict in the second-degree murder trial of police Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. on Thursday morning. Goodson, 46, was the driver of the transport van in which Freddie Gray sustained a fatal injury … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Justice for Alfred Wright, Justice for Freddie Gray, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, Verdict Watch | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 91 Comments

Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 8

(Reuters) – Defense lawyers rested their case on Friday in the trial of a Baltimore police officer charged with murder in the death of black detainee Freddie Gray last year, a court spokeswoman said. Closing arguments in the high-profile trial … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore, Current Events, Department of Justice, Justice, Justice for Freddie Gray, Murder, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 83 Comments

Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 7

Tensions between police and prosecutors erupted in a downtown courtroom Thursday, with a top prosecutor accusing a lead detective of trying to sabotage the state’s case against six Baltimore officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Chief Deputy … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore, Current Events, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Justice for Freddie Gray, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, trial, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 6

After state prosecutors rested their case against Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson J. in the death of Freddie Gray on Wednesday, proceedings were scheduled to continue Thursday morning with discussion of a defense request for acquittal. Defense attorneys for Goodson … Continue reading

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