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NYPD Officer Ray Wood Uncovers Explicit News Surrounding the Assassination of Malcolm X— Confirming Law Enforcement Involvement
February 25, 2021
The anniversary of the assassination of Malcom X was on Sunday, February 21. Over 50 years have passed, the infamous event has been under scrutiny since day one. Concerned parties investigated and presented a breath of evidence that led to various possibilities, including the involvement of local and federal law enforcement.   ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 8, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 8, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 8, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 The first African American police surgeon with the New York Police Department, Dr. Louis T. Wright passed away, 1952 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
This Is How a Ban on Tobacco Looks: Unintended Consequences
May 7, 2020
The behavior of the Rancho Cordova police officer who pinned an unarmed 14-year-old African American boy to the ground and punched him repeatedly for purchasing a tobacco product is disgraceful, distressing and outrageous. Sadly, this is not an isolated incident. It is one of far too many videos of police using physical force on a daily basis against people of color in neighborhoods of color. Most police officers work hard to do the right thing but bad police behavior is enabled and fueled by racist policies such as the proposed ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes preferred by over 80% of African Americans who choose to smoke. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 16, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 16, 2020
Samuel J. Battle, the first African American police officer in the NYPD was born in New Bern, NC, 1883. ... read more »
NYPD Fires Officer for Death of Eric Garner
August 19, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Eric Garner case (all times local): 12:40 p.m. After five years of investigations and protests, a New York City police officer has been fired for the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 7, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 7, 2019
On this day, August 7, 1966, Samuel Battle, the first African American NYPD lieutenant, passed away at the age of 83. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 23, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 23, 2019
On this day, July 23, 1891, Dr. Louis Tompkins Wright, the first African American NYPD police surgeon, was born in LaGrange, Georgia. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 28, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 28, 2019
On this day June 28, 1911, Samuel Battle became the first African American appointed to the New York City police force. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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Trump Administration Targets Immigrants
March 15, 2017
Squads of officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have descended on communities throughout America ... read more »
DOJ wants to indict cop who killed Eric Garner
November 3, 2016
Skepticism and tepid hope are occupying the same space as news broke Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, that the Department of Justice is looking to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo. ... read more »
Backers of black teen shot by white cop march through NYC
June 8, 2016
The mother of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white policeman joined supporters Thursday for a 17-mile march to demand that the officers involved in the 2012 slaying be fired. ... read more »
Jury selection begins for officer charged in Gray’s death
December 2, 2015
Jury selection for the first police officer to go to trial in Freddie Gray' s death began Monday with a judge questioning potential jurors about their knowledge of the explosive case, which led to widespread protests and rioting and added fuel to the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
Family: Settlement isn’t victory in NY police chokehold case
July 15, 2015
The relatives of an unarmed black man who died after being put in a white police officer's chokehold said Tuesday that the nearly $6 million settlement they reached with the city wasn't a victory as they continued pressing for federal civil rights charges. ... read more »
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