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The comedian's new HBO series tackles social issues through the lens of policing, using Cenac's unique blend of dry humor and undeniable heart. Jude Dry. 8 hours ago. @jdry. Share This Article; Reddit · LinkedIn; WhatsApp; Email; Print; Talk. Wyatt Cenac. Courtesy of HBO. In the second episode of "Wyatt ... Police
Sixty-six elected officials -- representing more than 2 million people -- released the open letter April 5 calling for action to address police brutality and gun violence. Among them were Bowen, Kenosha County Supervisor Dayvin M.A. Hallmon, Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis, and Milwaukee ...
Those who have witnessed or watched video of the arrest have seen what can only be described as a case of police brutality. It bears repeating: Last Friday night, four police officers attacked an unarmed, naked, black young man. The officers not only initiated physical interaction with the student but ...
A major reason why African-Americans are subject to police brutality is anti-black racism among members of predominantly white police departments. Rookie officers try to adopt the values and practices of the group, which is infused with anti-black racism, to seek success, acceptance, and promotion.
Cellphone video showed a struggle between a West Covina police officer and a woman during a traffic stop. Now both sides are pointing fingers. The woman accused the officer of police brutality during the incident, but authorities said dashcam video conflicts with her story. Eileen Aquino recorded ...

Brighton High School students walked out at 11 a.m. Wednesday for the second time in just over a month. On March 14, approximately 600 students at Brighton High School joined thousands across the nation in a student-led walkout against gun violence, marking one month since a gunman killed ... protest
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice--a civil Rights advocacy group--sent a letter to Cambridge officials Thursday stating the recent arrest of a black Harvard student comprised "police brutality" and calling for "systemic change." Cambridge police Department officers arrested ... police
We're being pushed out by a failure of our churches to apply their professed values to racial injustice and, as I experienced, to the issue of police brutality. I joined my church in 2005 when I was just 17 years old, having been invited by a family friend. Despite few of the members of the congregation ...
In a rare move, the city of Asheville, N.C., has released body camera footage of a police officer choking a man and punching him in the head multiple times — allegedly after the man was jaywalking. North Carolina state law does not normally allow the release of police videos without a court order; however, ...
In Sirens, a mermaid is asked to use her powers of hypnosis to help a woman forget her son who was killed by a police officer. From writer-director, Jo-Dean Roark (Max Compact, Black&SexyTV), and producer, Rachel Upshaw (Breaking Open, Berlin for Lovers) comes a ten-minute short film with elements ...
Another hashtag floods Twitter, signifying another African American death, which is followed by outrage, protests and various calls to action but no real change. Names continue to be painted onto shirts and posters while murderer cops continue getting slaps on the wrist with paid leave for taking yet another ...
Dallas Man Shoots and Kills Man Who Tried to Enter His Apartment. That video, which recorded a portion of the incident, showed two officers punching and kneeing the man, Forrest Curry, as he was face down on the street. The initial video sparked complaints of police brutality.
Following the release of the footage by the ABC and Fairfax Media, lawyers gathered on the steps of Parliament House in Melbourne on Wednesday morning to call for an end to police brutality. Other footage has since been published by the ABC showing a handcuffed African-Australian man having a ...
At a gathering in front of the Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley's office, organized by Mass Action Against Police Brutality, Rahim and Hope Coleman, the mother of Terrence Coleman, recounted the loss of their sons. “He was standing at a bus stop in Roslindale at the CVS parking lot, a bus that he ...
In a decision handed down on Monday, the Supreme Court made it even more difficult for victims of police violence to bring action against police officers who use excessive force. As the Los Angeles Times reports, the high court ruled in favor of an Arizona police officer who shot a woman outside her home ...
Monrovia - Victims of alleged police brutality are calling on the Liberia National Police Inspector General, Patrick T. Sudue; Justice Minister Musa Dean and Chief Justice Francis S. Korkpor to intervene and investigate the police officers.

NBA Star Says Stephon Clark Shooting Taught His Kids About Police Brutality. Matt Barnes, who played for the Sacramento Kings before retiring, spoke to demonstrators on Saturday. Bryan SchatzMar. 31, 2018 4:20 PM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email; Print. People pay their respects after the funeral for ...
Calling the officer's claim that he pepper-sprayed Hines to stop him from escaping “demonstrably false,” Blouin said the video showed clear “police brutality” — though Brewer and a fellow officer nonetheless attempted to defend it. “Surprisingly, two police officers made disturbing attempts under oath to ...
On Jan. 23, 2014, then 19-year-old Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida for drag-racing in a local neighborhood . The arresting officer stated that Bieber (under the influence of marijuana, alcohol, and Xanax) had been acting belligerent. Soon after, he was taken into custody due to ...
WEST VALLEY CITY (News4Utah) - Community members are demanding accountability and transparency from law enforcement at a rally Thursday evening in front of the West Valley City Police station. Organizers from Utah Against Police Brutality (UAPB) said the rally was prompted by three cases in the ...
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A blinding national spotlight is shining on the family of Stephon Clark, the 22-year-old unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police last week. “You don't know what it's like until you experience it,” Clark's uncle, Curtis Gordon, told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday.
The recent slayings of Decynthia Clements and Stephon Clark and this week's announcement that Louisiana officers who killed Alton Sterling will not face charges has reignited the national outrage on police brutality--and justice for black lives. Sanders went on to say that Trump has worked to bridge the gap between the ...
Unarmed men continue to be murdered by police in America, and the officers responsible consistently fail to face consequences for it. According to the White House press secretary, this is not a matter that concerns the president of the United States, but a "local" issue. Sarah Sanders says specific instances ...
Over the weekend, millions of people marched in cities across the country to call for gun-control legislation. The Celtics rallied for a similar cause. Some Celtics players filmed a 30-second public service announcement with the Kings about police shootings of unarmed black men, which played in the arena ...
Black Lives Matter Manasota on Sunday will protest the Sarasota Police Department's arrest of a man who they say was brutalized by the very officers he is charged with assaulting. At about 6 p.m. Thursday, Sarasota officers responded to a home in the 1700 block of Gore Court to assist paramedics with an ...
UC Davis student Francisco Ferreya attended the protest and said that it didn't matter that he never knew Clark, because police brutality is continually “happening to our people." Sacramento police shot Clark, an unarmed black man, in the backyard of his grandparents' home on Sunday. The department ...
D'Maure McManaway didn't know what to expect before he met IMPD Chief Bryan Roach for coffee. Would a white man, a police officer, understand a black teen's angst about police brutality? Roach, now in his second year of leading the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, acknowledges having ...
Teenager wins $500k in police brutality case: In 2014, 15-year-old Monique Tillman and her brother were confronted by an off-duty police officer for riding their bikes in a Tacoma mall parking lot. The officer threw Tillman to the ground, tased, and arrested her. A judge dismissed the charges filed against ...
It'll soon be harder to find news from the Hattiesburg American on Facebook. Here's a step-by-step guide to help ensure you'll keep getting the latest local news in your feed. Wochit. 636564733971439147-hattiesburg-police-cruiser.jpg Buy Photo. Two Hattiesburg police officers will stand trial beginning ...
As a matter of sad fact, the 20 shots officers fired at Clark, who was hit in his back, were just the latest instance of police brutality against Black people by the Sacramento Police Department, reports show. Clark, 22, was shot in his grandmother's backyard after officers yelled he had a gun on Sunday night.
Police brutality and the use of excessive force by police officers have been present in the United States, and other countries, for many years and has sadly resulted in tension and mistrust between citizens and police officers. Although there have been several recent events which might have tested one's ...
Friday's victory for the public's right to know the details of a police brutality lawsuit settlement represents nearly a year of state and federal court battles that Bayonne lost every time but kept appealing. "In the end, Bayonne's efforts to prevent access failed since The Jersey Journal received exactly what it ...
PATERSON — A city resident has filed a federal lawsuit accusing members of the Paterson Police Department of beating him outside the municipal public safety headquarters two years ago after a dispute over a complaint. The resident, Mohamed Khalil, who works as an assistant at the Paterson Museum, ...
The march, which protests police brutality, starts at 10 a.m. at 1700 Flower St. and ends at Heritage Park, 8636 Bernard St. Following the walk, there will be guest speakers, music, information booths and more. The goal of the event is to raise awareness about those who have been killed due to excessive ...
Following an Asbury Park Press investigation into police brutality that exposed the lack of oversight of rogue cops, the state attorney general Tuesday issued sweeping new guidelines to weed out drug-abusing cops and those who flout the law. All New Jersey police officers will be randomly drug tested and ...
Flowood Police Dept. (Photo: File). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. A Jackson man is accusing the Flowood Police Department in a federal lawsuit of “brazen police brutality and lawlessness” for allegedly allowing a police dog to maul him three times while he was in their custody.
Watch: Genre-Defying Band, Mourning A BLKstar, Performs Songs Dedicated to Police Brutality Victims ... Watch Ohio-based band Mourning [A] BLKstar perform their songs in the New York City studios of Democracy Now! that are dedicated to victims of police brutality, including Tamir Rice and Eric Garner.
Between 200 and 300 protesters took to downtown Montreal streets Thursday night for the annual police brutality protest. The demonstration started at Lafontaine Park, where organizers spoke out against cases where police officers use excessive force, in particular against marginalized individuals and ...
Three police officers and one civilian were injured, though none seriously, after the annual march against police brutality turned violent. The protesters gathered near Parc Lafontaine at about 7:50 p.m. and marched south. When some protesters began breaking windows of businesses on Ste-Catherine St.
A man who says he suffered spinal fractures and a collapsed lung when he was slammed to the ground by a police officer has settled his lawsuit against the city of Gardner for $140,000, according to The Telegram & Gazette. Richard Smith claimed police used excessive force in his 2011 arrest for allegedly ...
A prominent Brazilian activist turned politician, Councilwoman Marielle Franco, was gunned down Wednesday, March 13, just days after participating in a local protest and speaking out against police brutality. According to The Associated Press, Franco and her driver were shot by two attackers last night. Police officers state ...
Inside, the Wheeler County teenager claimed he was the victim of police brutality. He said it started after Wheeler County Sheriff Randy Rigdon stopped him as he was walking home Monday night. "He asked for my name," said Brockington. "But I ain't give it to him because I ain't do nothing wrong.".
If you tried to share a New York Daily News article about police brutality on Facebook today, you may have run into trouble. The article was blocked from sharing on Facebook for much of the afternoon, with some users receiving a message that the content had been blocked because it “includes content that ...
GARDNER – The city's insurance company recently paid $140,000 to settle a federal lawsuit filed by a man who alleged an officer used excessive force during a 2011 arrest. Richard E. Smith sued police after he suffered a fractured pelvis, spinal fractures, broken ribs, pulmonary contusion and collapsed ...
An Elizabeth police officer used a flashlight to strike a suspect, a use of force he didn't include in his report, but later admitted in court testimony. Video courtesy of Michael Orozco. Andrew Ford. Jerome Wright lawsuit 1. Elizabeth Police Officer Rui Xavier strikes Jerome Wright with a flashlight. (Photo: Frame ...
In response to the event, the Harvard Black Law Students Association posted a tweet calling the arrest of the student an incident of police brutality. BLSA also later posted a statement on its website calling CPD's version of events--published on social media--"incorrect." Members of BLSA, who wrote ... police
SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - An investigation is underway in connection to an alleged police brutality case in Sarasota. Witnesses claim officers beat and used a Taser on an innocent man, but the police have a different story. On Thursday evening, neighbors on Gore Court emerged to the sound of screaming ... police
Over the weekend, millions of people marched in cities across the country to call for gun-control legislation. The Celtics rallied for a similar cause. Some Celtics players filmed a 30-second public service announcement with the Kings about police shootings of unarmed black men, which played in the arena ... police
At least $1.5 million was paid to settle a police brutality lawsuit brought by a family that was beaten and pepper-sprayed by Bayonne police, according to a confidential deal released Friday after a year-long court battle by The Jersey Journal. The family of Brandon Walsh sued the city of Bayonne and the ... police


 

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