Friday, December 1, 2023

Tag: Akai Gurley

NYC Agrees to Pay Over $4 Million to Family of Akai...

In order to settle the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Gurley’s family, Liang has agreed to pay $25,000 to Kimberly Ballinger, the mother of Gurley’s young daughter Akaila.

NYC Activists Celebrate Guilty Verdict in Akai Gurley Case, Plan to...

Liang is set to be sentenced on April 14. The activists who helped bring about his conviction say they will continue onto other cases where cops have gotten away with murder, and hopefully make sure that officers of all races are held accountable.

NYPD Officer Found Guilty of Fatally Shooting Akai Gurley

The jury, a panel of seven men and five women, deliberated for two days before delivering the verdict. One juror called it a “very hard decision.”

NYPD Cop Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Innocent Man

Officer Peter Liang claims his gun accidentally discharged when he opened the door to a dimly lit stairwell, resulting in the death of Akai Gurley. Although Liang pleads not guilty, prosecutors claim his failure to follow training or administer first aid resulted in the death of an innocent man.

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Democratic leaders criticize House Oversight Republicans for declining Hunter Biden's offer to testify publicly, exposing the tension and political drama within the ongoing impeachment probe.

AOC condemns $20 million bribe in Michigan’s political landscape as a stark indicator of...

A political development involving U.S. Senate candidate Hill Harper and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, has cast a stark light on what many progressive lawmakers see as the corrupting influence of money in American politics.

The veiled threat of fiscal commission as gateway to Social Security and Medicare cuts

In a controversial move, the GOP-led House Budget Committee's hearing to establish a fiscal commission raises alarms for potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare, sparking widespread criticism and concerns for the future of these essential programs.

Big Meat’s aggressive campaign at COP28 a strategic push to influence climate policy

The aim is clear: To disseminate a pro-meat message throughout the summit, countering growing environmental concerns.

Right-wing mayhem regorges Social Darwinism, poster child for scandalous, authoritarian bunk

History does not repeat, but in this case it emphatically rhymes. With Trumpist war cries for his New Nazism, we cannot avoid the obvious parallels.