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White Former Officer on Trial for Killing Black Motorist
September 15, 2022
A White Philadelphia police officer became distraught when he learned that a Black motorist he fatally shot after a high-speed chase was unarmed, his lawyer said as the ex-officer’s third-degree murder trial began on Tuesday, Sept. 13. ... read more »
NBA schedule won’t have games on Election Day this year
August 18, 2022
The league’s schedule for the coming season will have all 30 teams playing on Nov. 7, the night before the midterm elections. The NBA is hoping teams use that night as an opportunity to encourage fans to get out and vote, plus amplify the need for civic engagement. ... read more »
Prostate Cancer Rising in Black America 
April 28, 2022
Whether it is other philanthropists, local or regional health centers, or state and federal officials, there is a desperate need for creative solutions to getting more people screened and saving more lives. Smith’s initiative is an innovative approach, but there are other ways to spread awareness and boost screenings in the Black community.   ... read more »
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Beatings, buried videos a pattern at Louisiana State Police
September 14, 2021
The most violent videos languished for years, lost or ignored in a digital vault. Louisiana State Police troopers and top brass alike would often look the other way, even as officers took to official messaging channels to banter about their brutality.In one video, white troopers can be seen slamming a Black man against a police cruiser after finding marijuana in his car, throwing him to the ground and repeatedly punching him — all while he is handcuffed. ... read more »
LAPD Suspends Officer After Excessive Force Allegation
August 16, 2021
An unnamed Los Angeles Police Department officer was under suspension today after video appeared to capture him punching a carjacking suspect who was handcuffed to a gurney after crashing the vehicle into a wall. ... read more »
George Floyd Family Meets with President Biden at the White House, Lawmakers on Capitol Hill
June 3, 2021
The U.S. House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in March, but the bill has stalled in the even-divided Senate. The measure would prohibit federal, state, and local law enforcement from racial, religious, and discriminatory profiling. ... read more »
Attorney for Anthony McClain Demand Justice in Pasadena Police Shooting
May 20, 2021
George Floyd family attorney, Benjamin Crump, Anthony McClain, and co-counsel, Caree Harper, led a rally in front of Pasadena City Hall on Monday.  Family members of McClain were joined by two of George Floyd’s brothers in demanding justice in the shooting of McClain who was shot last summer by a Pasadena police officer.  ... read more »
David G. Brown Cartoon-May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021
David G. Brown Cartoon-May 13, 2021 ... read more / view cartoon »
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The Cry of a Mother
May 6, 2021
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Analyzing Use of Force by Police Officers
April 5, 2021
As former Officer Derek Chauvin stands trial in George Floyd’s death, a central question is whether he followed the Minneapolis Police Department’s guidelines on the use of force _ and used that force reasonably. ... read more »
Louisiana Trooper Suspended Over Violent Death of Shackled Man
March 3, 2021
This week, authorities announced they had suspended Louisiana State Police Master Trooper Kory York, and acknowledged that Ronald Greene, who was shackled, handcuffed and dragged, “was mistreated.” The admission came after Greene’s family viewed graphic body camera footage of the arrest that included York using a barrage of expletives as he detained the Black motorist. York and other troopers were seen on the video choking and beating Greene. ... read more »
Is Removing Confederate Monuments, Changing Sports Teams Names Just A Distraction?
January 21, 2021
Protests and unrest in 2020 sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, shined an even brighter spotlight on police brutality against African Americans.  ... read more »
Rep. Bass Slams Kenosha County District Attorney For Allowing Man Who Shot Jacob Blake Seven Times In The Back To Walk Free
January 7, 2021
This week, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-CA) issued the following statement after Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back in August of 2020 will not be criminally charged. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden Reintroduces ‘George Floyd Law’
December 10, 2020
Assemblymember Chris Holden reintroduced his police reform legislation, AB 26, that establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. ... read more »
Kamala Harris is a Guest Star on CJ McCollum’s ReMaking America
November 26, 2020
Prior to becoming vice president elect, Kamala Harris sat down with Portland Trailblazers guard CJ McCollum, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, and Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris to discuss several hot button issues surrounding social justice. ... read more »
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