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Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Speaks on ’92 civil unrest
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas recalls his personal experience of the L.A. 1992 Uprising and Police reform. ... read more / watch video »
Police Beating Settlement Gives Closure, but Doesn’t Ease Pain, Says Victim’s Attorney
June 8, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council approved a $500,000 settlement last week for Los Angeles resident Clinton Alford, who was repeatedly kicked and punched and at one point spat on by an LAPD officer during a 2014 arrest. ... read more »
“THE LOST TAPES: LA RIOTS” Recounts The Chaotic Days Following The Rodney King Verdict
April 21, 2017
Hour-long documentary premieres April 23 at 8 pm et/pt marking 25TH anniversary of The L.A. Uprising ... read more »
25 years later, L.A. Uprising protestor Mark Craig recalls why he rebelled
April 12, 2017
Mark Craig, the man behind one of the most powerful L.A. Uprising Images ... read more »
(Part 6) DA Jackie Lacey speaks on Marlene Pinnock case
March 22, 2017
"Did you know he tried to work with this women to get her off the freeway for quite some time?" -DA Jackie Lacey ... read more / watch video »
$3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer
March 2, 2017
$3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer ... 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 »
Trial Lawyer Justin Sanders Talks Winning $1.1 Million Police Brutality Case Against Santa Monica Police Department
September 22, 2016
Trial lawyer Justin H. Sanders won a police brutality case in federal court on behalf of Justin Palmer, 36, a resident of Santa Monica, arrested by the Santa Monica police on April 21, 2015. ... read more »
Community Unites for Town Hall to Stop Killings
September 7, 2016
Min. Tony Muhammad leads ‘United Hood Nations: 10,000 fearless’ for town hall at Holman United Methodist Church Sept. 15 at 7 p.m ... read more »
Police, Oppression and Trauma: Learning to Live and Resist in America
August 30, 2016
Indeed, we must find ourselves standing at the crossroads ever and again with Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass and all our other ancestors so positioned ... read more »
Chicago teen’s death shines light on police code of silence
February 10, 2016
For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder. ... read more »
What Will You Sacrifice for Justice?
January 6, 2016
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once wrote, “It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, ... read more »
DA Jackie Lacey Refuses To Prosecute CHP! WHY?
December 4, 2015
Community Leaders and members of the National Action Network’s Los Angeles Chapter are calling for L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey to step down in light of her decision not to file charges against a California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped beating a homeless woman in 2014. ... 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 »
Freddie Gray’s family settles with city for $6.4M
September 9, 2015
The family of Freddie Gray, who died after being critically injured in police custody, reached a tentative $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the city of Baltimore, resolving civil claims about a week after the first hearing in the criminal case against six police officers, officials said Tuesday. ... read more »
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