Tag Archives: police violence

Friday Open Thread | Two Tweets. Same Day. Amerikkka.

The way they do our lives….

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Thursday Open Thread | #BettyShelby found not guilty in death of Terrence Crutcher

A crowd gathered outside the courtroom after a jury found Tulsa police Officer Betty Shelby not guilty of first-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, last year. “Bring her out,” the crowd yelled, referring … Continue reading

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Watch the rage: Officer Zachary Rosen stomps on black man’s head

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus police officer who was seen on video kicking a suspect in the head Saturday morning was identified as one of the officers involved in the shooting death of Henry Green last year. According to Columbus … Continue reading

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New Evidence Reveals Miami Cop Who Shot Charles Kinsey Knew He Was Unarmed

New evidence reveals that a Miami police officer that shot a behavioral therapist last year knew that the latter was unarmed. On July 18, 2016, North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda, fired three shots at behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey, who … Continue reading

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#MichaelSlager Trial | Verdict Watch

In closing arguments this afternoon in the state trial of former police officer Michael Slager, who is accused of murdering an unarmed black man in South Carolina, the defense blasted the media for creating what was described as a false … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice for Walter Scott, Murder, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, racial terror, Racism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 163 Comments

Prosecutors charge cop who killed Philando Castile — then still give him special treatment

For 20 minutes, Ramsey County, Minn., District Attorney John Choi eloquently, compassionately and thoroughly explained why his office chose to charge St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of Philando Castile. For the first time we learned … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Current Events, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, JusticeForPhilandoCastile, MANSLAUGHTER, News, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, racial terror, Racism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

#MichaelSlager Trial

When they return to court Monday, jurors will have had three days to ruminate on questions they heard from attorneys hoping to upend the case against the policeman who killed Walter Scott. With all but a few of the 27 … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Current Events, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice for Walter Scott, Murder, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, racial terror, Racism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 75 Comments