Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: police violence

Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

Chicago police need “overhaul” after foot chases led to Alvarez &...

“There is this real sense that Brown and Black lives, they don’t have the value that they should when Chicago police officers confront our youth.”

3 police officers resign after fracturing elderly woman’s arm on video

None of the officers involved in Garner’s arrest currently face any criminal charges for breaking her arm while she was already in custody.

American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but...

Mayors and city councils nationwide have also pushed reforms emphasizing accountability and transparency, with many working to create independent oversight commissions.

Two NJ cops charged with assaulting innocent teen on video

“Police officers who abuse their positions to exert power over and injure the citizens they are supposed to protect violate our Constitution and erode trust in our public institutions.”

Video: California police officer punches autistic teen in face

“The officer at that time had the opportunity to deescalate the situation, and he chose to escalate the situation in a manner that resulted in Preston, in my opinion, being assaulted.”

No more police killings of kids!

Children of color appear to be fair game for too many cops.

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.

Amid Chauvin trial and more police killings, calls for ‘peaceful’ protests...

As Martin Luther King Jr. preached, we must reject peace that prioritizes calm over justice — and work toward building a positive peace instead.

Another summer of discontent?

Rather than compensation and apologies from the individuals and institutions that snatched these individuals from their families and communities, African American victims of police violence have been smeared over and over again in death.

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.