Over the weekend, 79 officers from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)—dressed in full riot police attire—broke up an off-campus University of Southern California (USC) party attended almost exclusively by students of color. Meanwhile, the mostly white students at the house party across the street were left alone despite being just as loud.
Tag / Racial Profiling
Updated at the end of the post. Every 28 hours a black woman, man or child in the United States is executed by a person employed or protected by the US government according to a year-long investigation by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM), which has thus far been virtually ignored by the news media, […]
Nearly 93 percent of children stopped for curfew violations in New Orleans between 2009 and 2012 were black, reports Ramon Antonia Vargas at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune.
An NYPD whistle blower, Officer Pedro Serrano, presented damning evidence in a class-action lawsuit against stop-and-frisk, an NYPD policy the plaintiffs argue violates the civil rights of minorities who are overwhelmingly targeted. In a conversation secretly recorded by Serrano, Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormach can be heard telling him to stop-and-frisk “male blacks 14 to 21” […]
Independent journalist Ryan Devereaux interviewed 39-year-old Tishana King, the only known eyewitness to the police killing of 16-year-old Kimani Gray in East Flatbush last weekend, revealing new and disturbing details about Gray’s last moments of life.
In July of last year, Oakland police officers pointed their guns at a sleeping 3-year-old while delivering a search warrant for a misdemeanor probe. The incident was brought to light in a quarterly report by Robert Warshaw, Independent Monitor for the Oakland Police Department.
Last week, 13 Cleveland police officers fired 137 bullets at an unarmed black couple following a high-speed car chase. The bodies of Timothy Russell, 43, and Malissa Williams, 30, were riddled with two dozen bullet holes each and their families are demanding answers. The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation led by none other […]