Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: police brutality

Former Minneapolis police officer found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s...

“Justice is beyond the reach that we have in this life for Daunte. But accountability is an important step, a critical necessary step on the road to justice for us all.”

He was filming on his phone. Then a deputy attacked him...

Police can arrest people for “cover charges,” like resisting arrest, to justify their use of excessive force and shield themselves from liability. In Jefferson Parish, 73% of the time someone is arrested on a “cover charge” alone, they’re Black.

Ben Crump: Derek Chauvin’s guilty plea of violating George Floyd’s civil...

“To be held accountable on both levels, on state level and federal level, we believe, sends a very clear message that the deliberate indifference and the denial of constitutional rights of marginalized people of color won’t be tolerated.”

Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating civil rights of George Floyd...

“This is important and historic. His admissions mark another important moment of accountability and another step on the road to justice.”

Houston police kill pedestrian during vehicle pursuit

“We are not going to treat this case any different because it involves officers. It involves a human being who lost his life. So we’re going to be looking at it through that lens.”

Tucson cop fired after fatally shooting disabled man on video

“It is moments like this that test our resolve to ensure justice and accountability. We owe this to all Tucsonans.”

City of Aurora agrees to pay $15M settlement after police killed...

“Ms. McClain raised Elijah as a single mother and his death has left an enormous void in her life.”

California police officer charged with assaulting minor

“Those who wear the uniform must follow the law. Excessive force will not be tolerated in Los Angeles County.”

California cop under investigation after punching teen on video

“This incident, like any use of force incident involving a Hemet Police Officer is taken seriously and will be thoroughly investigated.”

Ohio cops under investigation for pulling paraplegic man from car

“I’m hoping for some kind of disciplinary action and furthermore, I wish that this doesn’t happen to no one else."

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"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

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The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

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Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.