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Rep. Waters to Police: Do Not Kill Another Unarmed Black Person
June 18, 2020
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, issued a statement on the death of at least two Black men who were killed by the police in the past few weeks: Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, GA and Maurice Gordon in Bass River, New Jersey. Her statement follows: ... read more »
How Attorney Benjamin Crump and Equal Justice Now’s Tony Smith are influencing criminal justice reform
June 11, 2020
Hordes of protestors have taken to streets all across the U.S. proclaiming that “Black lives matter” in wake of the death of George Floyd. Videos show that the Black Minneapolis man died after being pinned down beneath three police officers for several minutes.    Support for police and criminal justice reform have made recent headlines but, for Equal Justice Now’s Co-founder Tony Smith and national spokesperson Attorney Benjamin Crump, this fight has been long awaited.   ... read more »
“In L.A., Here We Are Again”
June 11, 2020
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, is a product of this history as we were founded in 1966 in direct response to the Watts Rebellion of 1965 ... read more »
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Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Health Care Workers Kneel in Moment of Solidarity for the Black Community
June 11, 2020
Health care workers across Kaiser Permanente Southern California, including hundreds in the West Los Angeles service area, gathered for a moment of silence to call for an end to racial injustice and discrimination and to express support for the Black communities across the region.   ... read more »
Free Us From the Chains (Once and for All)
June 4, 2020
We have seen the face of racism, we have had to look deep into its soulless eyes and empty hearts for over 400 years. It rears its ugly head in cycles, recently in the cold-blooded murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. ... read more »
The Heinous Murder of George Floyd and Race in America
June 4, 2020
As Vice-Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus and Chair of the Senate Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color — and more importantly, as a human being — I am appalled by the senseless killing of George Floyd. His death is another tragic reminder of the police violence that has devastated Black families and communities for decades. ... read more »
Bill Cosby Supports Protestors, Rips Tactical Gear Wearing Cops 
June 4, 2020
Imprisoned comedian Bill Cosby has spoken out the police murder of George Floyd, a handcuffed African American man who died a short time after police officers were filmed pressing their knees into his neck and body for nearly nine minutes.   In a statement released by his publicist Andrew Wyatt, Cosby cited the continued police killings of African Americans and the racially-motivated slayings of Black people, including his son, Ennis.   ... read more »
A New America Stands Up Against Racism
June 4, 2020
A new multi-cultural America spoke out and stood up against over 400 years systematic racism against African Americans and in response to the killing of George Floyd; included in the long list of Blacks murdered by the hands of police officers or entitled citizens. ... read more »
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A Wounded Nation: Why We Can’t Give Up in the Fight for Justice
June 3, 2020
As our fellow Californians and Americans protest across our country, we must not lose sight of why they are protesting. It’s because of a deep pain that we recognize all too well. The pain of not confronting a dark history that has spanned the life of our country. The pain of recognizing our fathers, uncles, brothers, mothers, sisters, and aunts in the faces of so many Black men and women who were taken from us because of racism and violence. ... read more »
Swift firings for Minneapolis officers in death of black man
May 27, 2020
Four officers were fired a day after George Floyd’s death, a stunning and swift move by the Minneapolis chief with the mayor’s full backing. But despite their dismissal, whether the incident will be considered criminal, or even excessive force, is a more complicated question that will likely take months to investigate.  The officers were dismissed soon after a bystander’s video taken outside a south Minneapolis grocery store Monday night showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck, even after he pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving. Floyd’s death prompted protests Tuesday, with thousands taking to the streets at the intersection where he died.  ... read more »
American Trial: The Eric Garner Story
May 21, 2020
Got it? Now back to Eric Garner. This murdered husband|father|son did not receive justice. Here is what happened. Despite viewing a video of Pantaleo choking (killing) Garner, a grand jury decided not to indict Pantaleo (in 2014) and this unconvicted murderer held his job at the NYPD until 2019 when he was finally fired. To date, the grand jury transcripts were never revealed and there was no trial. ... read more »
David G. Brown: May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020
Guilty of running while Black, Ahmaud Arbery’s murder, racism, Black lives matter ... read more / view cartoon »
WATCH: Stacy Brown interviews murder victim Ahmaud Arbery’s family attorney, Benjamin Crump
May 13, 2020
LIVESTREAM — Stacy Brown interviews Ahmaud Arbery's family lawyer, Benjamin Crump (@BenCrumpLaw) for BlackPressUSA (@BlackPressUSA) at 1 p.m. ET, Monday, May 11, 2020. View the interview and share your questions and comments LIVE at https://Facebook.com/BlackPressUSA. ... read more / watch video »
Father, son charged with killing black man Ahmaud Arbery
May 7, 2020
Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood. ... read more »
UPDATE: Father and Son Bail Denied in Shooting Death of Ahmaud Arbery After Outcry
May 7, 2020
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — More than two months after a black man was fatally shot while running through a Georgia neighborhood, the white father and son arrested in the case were arraigned on charges of felony murder and aggravated assault Friday. ... read more »
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