Tag Archives: police brutality

Thursday Open Thread | #Bernie Sanders calls for mandatory investigations of any deaths in police custody

In a testament to the lack of accountability for America’s police, law enforcement agencies aren’t even required to maintain records of lethal encounters or report them to the federal government. So there aren’t official nationwide statistics on the number of … Continue reading

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Minnesota cop tells drivers to run over ‘idiot’ Black Lives Matter protesters

Hat tip Raw Story A St. Paul police sergeant has been placed on leave after authorities were alerted that he was advising motorists to feel free to hit Black Lives Matter “idiots” with their cars before driving a block or … Continue reading

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Breaking News: #CedrickChatman shooting video released

A Judge scolded city of Chicago & ordered the immediate release of video of Chicago teen #CedrickChatman being shot. Watch as cop puts his foot on the dead teen’s body like he had bagged himself a trophy. So disturbing! God … Continue reading

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William Porter to be Re-tried in June for death of Freddie Gray

From HuffPo: Retrial Set For Baltimore Cop Charged In Freddie Gray’s Death After a mistrial, Baltimore Police officer William Porter will be re-tried in June. 12/21/2015 02:32 pm ET Associated Press Juliet Linderman A Baltimore judge has scheduled a new … Continue reading

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Austin Texas Police Violently Arrest Men for Jaywalking

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#SpringValley parents address the assault at school board meeting

Spring Valley parent keeps it all the way real about abuse being suffered by Black girls & women. Part 1. pic.twitter.com/iMOF95xU6Z — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) November 1, 2015 Part 2. Dude was not playing. pic.twitter.com/gAAypXfNbJ — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) November … Continue reading

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Hearings in the #FreddieGray case

Baltimore judge on Tuesday ruled that statements made by one of the six officers charged in Freddie Gray‘s arrest and death are admissible as evidence in her trial, and possibly the trials of her peers. Judge Barry Williams denied a … Continue reading

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