Meanwhile in Police Brutality
"We will be trying to reopen the case. We will be going after the rest of the officers involved" - Emerald Snipes Garner.
I stand with Martese Johnson. There is no excuse for this. @VirginiaABC you should be ashamed. pic.twitter.com/4j3bnfDlBI — UVAProblems (@UVAProbs) March 18, 2015 UPDATE: 6:50 PM EST: University of Virginia President Theresa A. Sullivan has released a statement following the arrest of UVA honor student Martese Johnson. Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: I write to express my […]
Family spokeswoman says 26-year-old Aaron Siler killed in Kenosha officer-involved shooting http://t.co/JqkwwYn0FZ via @fox6now — Deb Ward (@DebWard628) March 16, 2015 A Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 26-year-old man over the weekend did so on his first day back on duty following the shooting of another man just two weeks prior. The […]
Nearly 2,000 students marched in Madison, Wisconsin on Monday—many of them high schoolers—in remembrance of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, the unarmed biracial teen shot and killed by police last week. Robinson’s family spoke at the march, and gave us deeper glimpses into the young man who died on Friday. Known to the family as “Terrell” (so as […]
Aurora, Colorado police confirmed that the man killed by police last Friday in an officer involved shooting was, in fact, unarmed, reports CBS4 Denver. The victim is Naeschylus Vinzant, 37, who police say absconded parole on March 2 by removing his ankle bracelet. Vinzant was also wanted in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident, which included charges of […]
The Detroit police officer responsible for the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones is walking away a free man. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced to reporters on Wednesday that Officer Joseph Weekly will not be charged for the 7-year-old’s death. In 2010, Weekly fired his gun during a botched raid and killed the child while she was […]