"What is happening tonight in our city is shameful."
We must put a stop to systemic police brutality and the needless killings of Black people. We cannot afford to fail in this goal because lives are at stake.”
Interviews with 11 Black Lives Matter social media page administrators highlight the challenges of scaling grassroots activism through digital organizing.
Criminal justice is not the only focus of the program. The judges discuss making healthy life choices and maintaining a positive image.
“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”
If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.
The protest was the latest in a series of actions organized by a coalition of more than 50 community groups dubbed “No Cop Academy.”
"It's terrible, what happened. Seventeen years old, and now there are all sorts of stories that don't sound right."
Black Lives Matter Minnesota raised its voice in multiple locations December 23rd, disrupting shopping, the metro system and the airport to protest the November killing of Jamar Clark, a black man by Minneapolis police.