Tag Archives: police brutality

Thursday Open Thread: Family of Botham Jean demands answers

"Botham died in a way that he himself calculated he could never die in," Botham Jean's mother tells CBS News, acknowledging that the St. Lucia native was fully aware of the strained relationship between the black community in U.S. and … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Former NFL player completely unconscious after being slammed to the ground by police

I despise them with everything in me. Black people aren’t safe in this country as long as these slave catching thugs are policing black communities. They’re blood thirsty savages hunting & preying on black people. If you cry out in … Continue reading

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Police wrestled a black woman to the ground, exposing her breasts in restaurant

It looked like a sexual assault in a public restaurant. Slave patrols pulling a black woman’s clothes off in public and dragging her to the ground over plastic wear & patrons kept eating like it was nothing. Cop also threatened … Continue reading

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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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