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Cop Who Killed Eric Garner on Video Finally Closer to Being Fired After Five Years
August 15, 2019
Two days after activists protested yelling “fire Pantaleo” at a Democratic debate in Detroit with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio standing on stage, a New York administrative judge ruled that Pantaleo should be fired. Pressure from activists and media attention put Eric Garner’s death at the forefront of discussions on police brutality and misconduct. ... read more »
No charges in Alton Sterling’s fatal shooting
March 27, 2018
Louisiana’s attorney general ruled out criminal charges Tuesday against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man outside a convenience store. ... read more »
#BlackoutBR Protests, Boycotts Continue in Baton Rouge over Alton Sterling Shooting
October 20, 2016
After nearly three months, only the cell phone videos filmed by spectators have been released ... read more »
CBC Members Push Justice Department to Investigate Police Shooting Unarmed Blacks
September 28, 2016
the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held a news conference calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate, indict and even prosecute law enforcement officers, who intentionally kill innocent and unarmed Blacks. ... read more »
Protestors Demand Arrest of Police Who Shot and Killed Alton Sterling
August 12, 2016
Whether it was a gathering of 300 in front of the Triple S convenience store, small groups of 50 meeting at area churches, nearly 400 at city hall, dozens painting signs at LSU, or a thousand marching through downtown, Baton Rouge residents and visitors are protesting the death of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, who was shot by Baton Rouge police officers on July 5. ... read more »
WNBA Players Speak Out Against Gun Violence
July 27, 2016
The women of the WNBA had been unapologetically outspoken about the tragic deaths of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and the five Dallas Police officers. They desired justice for the victims, despite the lack of support received by the League. ... read more »
Retired LAPD Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey Speaks Out Against Senseless Killing of Black Men
July 27, 2016
In the past two weeks, Black America has been in an uproar about the recent killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling who was tackled to the ground and shot several times by two white Baton Rouge police officers and 32-year-old Philando Castile who was shot and killed by a Minnesota officer while reaching for his wallet to show his identification. ... read more »
#BlackMoneyMattersLA Partners with OneUnited Bank to Re-Direct the Black Dollar
July 27, 2016
Saturday, #BlackMoneyMattersLA activists collaborated with OneUnited Bank to convey the importance of the black dollar and how to re-direct our purchasing power back to African-American businesses and communities. ... read more »
The President and the People: A National Conversation
July 21, 2016
The discussion seemed to focus an inordinate amount on what black people can do to eschew being targeted by law enforcement ... read more »
Athletes Speak Out Against Gun Tragedies
July 20, 2016
The recent shooting deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and five Dallas, TX police officers have affected several members of the sports world. ... read more »
America’s History with Racially Charged Shootings by Police
July 14, 2016
Questions remain in the air and unanswered as many search for legitimate reasons that may justify the senseless murders of Black Men in America ... read more »
‘Open your hearts,’ President Barack Obama tells Americans
July 13, 2016
Obama said the violence has left all deeply wounded and hurt ... read more »
Black gun owners worried about treatment after shooting
July 13, 2016
Activists say black gun owners are often treated differently than white gun owners to a sometimes fatal degree. ... read more »
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