"Every single field and industry is affected on some level by prisons, from our license plates to the fast food that we eat to the stores that we shop at."
After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.
White supremacist and nationalist groups had not gone away after the Civil Rights era, they just went underground – until their voice had been given the greatest megaphone of modern times.
The cops were charged with conspiracy to violate civil rights under color of law and deprivation of T.D.’s civil rights, under color of law.
More than 175 Confront Corruption and Demand Democracy candlelight vigils are scheduled to begin at sundown on Wednesday.
Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who applied the fatal chokehold, continues to work for the New York Police Department on paid desk duty and has received multiple raises since Garner’s death.
"Upon consideration of the government's motion to dismiss in this case, it is: ORDERED that these cases be dismissed without prejudice."
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled asylum seekers who have passed a credible fear interview should be given humanitarian parole, not indefinite detention.
The video revealed that the officers were issuing contradicting commands shortly before the Taser was fired.
“Taking human life is one of the most important things in this community, dealing with these types of tragedies. You do not shoot somebody in the back if they are not a threat to you.”