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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 »
Russia’s Secret Weapon
December 27, 2018
It is clear now that the 45thpresident of the United States is knowingly or unwittingly a tool of the Russian government.  But for many years before the dumpster fire in the White House came into office, the Kremlin has been wielding a secret weapon against the “land of the free.” ... read more »
Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
June 22, 2017
A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of a Philando Castile, a black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook. ... read more »
Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting
June 22, 2017
Gerry Martin isn’t sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit _ and possibly a weapon _ on him. ... read more »
PROTESTERS OF CASTILE SHOOTING LARGELY CLEARED FROM FREEWAY
June 16, 2017
A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose death captured national attention when his girlfriend streamed the grim aftermath on Facebook. ... read more »
Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial
June 1, 2017
Philip Stinson, a criminologist at Ohio's Bowling Green State University who tracks fatal police shootings, said convictions of officers are infrequent. ... 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 »
Black man shot by Minnesota officer to be buried in Missouri
September 7, 2016
A black man who was shot by a Minnesota police officer in July will be laid to rest in Missouri. ... read more »
Minnesota chief defends officer in July shooting of Castile
August 25, 2016
In an interview with The Associated Press, St. Anthony Police Chief Jon Mangseth sketched a portrait at odds with the image of the officer screaming expletives while pointing his gun at the dying man in the video. ... read more »
Family of Minnesota man shot by officer seeks federal probe
August 17, 2016
The family of a black man fatally shot by a suburban Minneapolis police officer is seeking a federal investigation into his July death, according to a letter provided to The Associated Press on Thursday. ... read more »
St. Anthony defends police training after Castile shooting
August 11, 2016
The city of St. Anthony, Minneapolis released a statement saying it's now sharing information about police training ... read more »
Special prosecutor to help in Minnesota police killing case
August 3, 2016
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi named former U.S. Department of Justice attorney Don Lewis ... 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 »
#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 »
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