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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 »
White ex-cop gets 20 years in prison for fatal shooting
December 14, 2017
A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement ... read more »
The Whispers Continue to Rock Steady
December 14, 2017
The Whispers have remained steadfast through it all, with the same sound that has only improved with time. ... 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 »
Retrial for SC officer charged with murder set for March 1
January 4, 2017
The state retrial of a South Carolina police officer charged with murder for killing a black driver running from a traffic stop has been scheduled to begin March 1. ... read more »
Black Community Shocked by Michael Slager Mistrial
December 15, 2016
Despite the brutal visual evidence, the American police uniform has consistently shielded officers who commit murder from prosecution ... read more »
Mistrial declared in black motorist’s shooting by officer 
December 7, 2016
A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist ... read more »
Walter Scott’s passenger in traffic stop: ‘He was murdered’.
November 9, 2016
A man riding with a motorist who was fatally shot by a police officer while running away from a traffic stop testified Thursday that he doesn't know why his friend tried to flee. ... read more »
Defense lays out case in deadly South Carolina police encounter
October 26, 2016
A bystander's video of Slater shooting Scott several times in the back has been seen worldwide ... read more »
Charleston Church Shooting Shakes the Nation
June 25, 2015
On the evening of June 17, nine people were killed in Charleston’s historically Black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Emmanuel A.M.E.). 21 year-old Dylann Roof, who prayed with worshipers for an hour before killing them, confessed to the shooting last Friday. ... read more »
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