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Woman with Erb’s Palsy Claims LAPD Officers Participated in Beating Her
February 22, 2018
According to Zennea Foster, soon the situation escalated resulting in one of the officers repeatedly punching her in the face and other parts of her body. ... read more »
When The Mainstream Media Covers the Deaths of Black People by the Police
February 15, 2018
The presence of news media at a recent town hall meeting in South LA to address the deputy-involved killing of unarmed 16-year-old Anthony Weber could've been a blessing. The grieving family and community had an opportunity to be heard on a national level. An opportunity to say or do what they needed in front of sheriff's department officials with less of a chance of being threatened, beaten, or shot. An opportunity to expose the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's actions for what they are – the coverup and justification of the state-sanctioned murder of a Black child. ... read more »
Straight Talk About Injustices
November 16, 2017
Terrible de-humanizing injustices have been visited on Black people in the United States, but there is never a good reason to collaborate in one’s own destruction. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (9/14-9/20/17)
September 15, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Discuss New Film ‘Whose Streets?’
August 18, 2017
Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis sit down to discuss their journey documenting the aftermath of unarmed teen Michael Brown's death and the city of Ferguson's uprise in protest. Watch as the filmmakers go into detail about the intricate, yet dangerous process, standing in the line of fire to stand up for justice. Folayan and Davis also discuss how the film will be used to educate, empower and make a global impact to change the scope of how Blacks are treated in America. Reporter: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Chicago police sued in fatal shooting of Black man last year
August 8, 2017
The suit seeks more than $100,000 in damages. ... read more »
Actress Garcelle Beauvais talks Spiderman, Lalos House, & More at BET “PRE” Gala
July 29, 2017
Watch as we catch up with actress Garcelle Beauvais during PRE, BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee’s exclusive BET Awards Dinner for the 17th Annual BET Awards held at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills on June 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Hate Speech Roils Minneapolis After Police Shooting of White Woman
July 25, 2017
Warsame was asked whether Noor or other East African police officers have received death threats since the shooting. ... read more »
In ‘Chokehold: Policing Black Men,’ Attorney Paul Butler Takes on Police Brutality
July 20, 2017
Police brutality in the Black community is as old as law enforcement itself. Former federal prosecutor Paul Butler speaks in depth on the issue in his new book, "Chokehold: Policing Black Men." ... read more »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Speaks on civil unrest pt2
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas talks about national counts of police brutality and reform to battle chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County. ... read more / watch video »
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 »
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