Tag Archives: police brutality

Tuesday Open Thread | An officer is charged with assault after a video shows him Taser and strangle a Black man for jaywalking

So disturbing to watch. Poor man was tired and just walking home from work and here comes savage predators to prey. The trauma black people suffer at the hands of those sworn to serve and protect. They hunt and prey. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | The cop who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice wants his job back

My eyes! My eyes! This can’t be real….. The cop who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014 may get his job back after nearly eight months off the force. The Cleveland Police Department fired Officer Timothy Loehmann in … Continue reading

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Ex-Cop Michael Slager sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing Walter Scott

Thank God for Feidin Santana filming the shooting of #WalterScott. If not for his video #MichaelSlager would have gotten away with murder. May God’s grace, mercy and DIVINE protection be with him. May God’s tender mercies comfort the hearts of … Continue reading

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Houston Texans NFL owner on players kneeling: ‘we can’t have the inmates running the prison’

During a closed-door meeting among NFL team owners and executives, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made a stunningly inappropriate analogy about allowing players to kneel during the national anthem. “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” said McNair, a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Mike Pence’s NFL game walkout stunt was planned in advance

Mike Pence is is UNFIT FOR OFFICE. He pulled a walkout stunt to stir racial strife against BLACK NFL PLAYERS when he knows darn well the protests are about police brutality and racism.  But Pence is silent about white supremacists … Continue reading

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Black Women March

A pair of simultaneous marches addressing racial injustice swept through Washington, D.C., on Saturday, with sister marches scheduled to take place in several cities across the country. The March for Black Women, protesting “state violence” and sexual and domestic violence … Continue reading

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Russians bought ads on facebook targeting black people in Baltimore and Ferguson

Ferguson and Baltimore had gained widespread attention for the large and violent protests over police shootings of black men. The decision to target the ad in those two cities offers the first look at how accounts linked to the Russian … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Baltimore, Black Lives Matter, Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, collusion, Current Events, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Politics, Protests | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments