Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year, was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter Friday. He also was acquitted of two counts of intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety. Castile’s death garnered widespread attention — and sparked nationwide protests over the use of force… Continue reading Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty on all counts
Twitter activists are pressuring Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James to stage a sit out until the prosecutor’s office indicts a cop for the murder of 12-year-old Tamir Rice last year. On Monday, the prosecutor’s office announced there would be no indictment against the cop who shot Tamir 2 seconds after exiting his patrol car on… Continue reading Should LeBron James Lead A Sit Out For Tamir Rice?
Sandra Bland was pulled over on July 10 by a Texas state trooper for making an improper lane change. Dashcam video showed their interaction which quickly became confrontational and she was arrested for assault. Y’all know the story! Bland was taken in handcuffs to the county jail in nearby Hempstead, about 50 miles northwest of… Continue reading So….Not ‘One’ was Indicted For Sandra Bland’s Jailhouse Death?
While we all await and hold our breath for Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department on two separate investigations, one sparked by the summer shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, the department is going to first announce its findings in the killing of Trayvon Martin. According to ABC News the Justice Department… Continue reading The DOJ will “NOT” Charge Zimmerman For Killing Trayvon Martin
Yesterday a Staten Island grand jury decided “NOT” to indict police office Daniel Pantaeleo in the choke hold death of Eric Garner. What is shocking to most, is that we all saw the same video and witnessed Garner dying on a sidewalk right before our very eyes. This New York grand jury’s decision comes just 2… Continue reading “No Indictment in Eric Gardner case”