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NNPA Newswire Special Report: Police Shootings of African Americans
October 24, 2019
White ex-officer is working to change the culture ... read more »
Bill Aimed at Preventing Police Deadly Force Moves Forward
April 18, 2019
Legislation is first of its kind in the nation ... read more »
Black Super Hero Magic Mama Makes Its Debut at the Geffen Playhouse
March 21, 2019
Inda’s Craig-Galván's play tackling media and police brutality will run at the Geffen Playhouse through April 14. ... read more »
Church, Older Than Utah’s Statehood, Celebrates 130 Years
October 11, 2018
The church in the past has spoken against police killings of black men that have roiled the United States. ... read more »
Report Finds LAPD’s Use of Deadly Force Increased Last Year
June 21, 2018
There were 44 police shootings in 2017, compared to 40 in the previous year, according to an annual report prepared by the LAPD ... read more »
California AB 284 Passes Assembly Now Heads to State Senate
June 8, 2017
The legislation of Assembly Bill 284 was prompted by the high-profile police killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Eric Garner in New York City and the 2016 summer police shooting of Joseph Mann, a mentally ill homeless man, in Sacramento, according to McCarty’s office. In all three cases, local prosecutors declined to charge the officers. ... read more »
An MLK Day Wish: A New Narrative
January 12, 2017
When Dr. King declared that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”, he was invoking the moral high ground of an inclusive framework for the civil rights movement in America. ... read more »
Police-Related Deaths of 2016
December 29, 2016
We remember those we lost to police shootings and/or under law enforcement supervision ... read more / view gallery »
Black musicians reflecting turmoil of the times in music
December 28, 2016
Socially conscious elements of American blues, jazz, rock, soul, R&B and hip-hop have cycled in and out ... read more »
After Recent Police Shootings, NNPA Declares a State of Emergency in the Black Community 
September 28, 2016
The recent extrajudicial killings of three Black males, including a 13 year-old boy, have sparked protests across the country, and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has now declared a state of emergency in Black America. ... 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 »
Success On The Way: Don’t Do It! Don’t Do It! … “Ask Dr. Jeanette”
September 28, 2016
Where possible, avoid presumptuousness, frivolity, impulsiveness and compromise ... read more »
Police Shootings Prompt An Open Forum In Pasadena
July 27, 2016
Recent police shootings locally and around the country prompted Pasadena community leaders, clergy and law enforcement officials to meet in an open forum to address the seemly rising violence throughout the country. ... read more »
America’s History with Racially Charged Shootings by Police
July 14, 2016
Questions remain in the air and unanswered as many search for legitimate reasons that may justify the senseless murders of Black Men in America ... read more »
Relatives of 2 killed by Chicago police question shootings
December 29, 2015
Grieving relatives and friends of two people shot and killed by Chicago police said Sunday the slayings raised concerns about why officers "shoot first and ask questions later," saying the city failed residents even as a federal civil rights investigation has begun scrutinizing police practices. ... read more »
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