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November 16th, 2020 - 1:51 pm § in Politics, Racism

Virginia city fires police chief who pushed kangaroo charges against black community leaders after a Confederate statue was damaged

This article contains news and liberal commentary. 2nd Update (11/16:20): The case went to court on Monday, November 16, 2020. The D.A. moved to drop the charges, the judge questioned why the police went around the D.A. and dismissed the charges, and the city fired Police Chief Angela Greene (photo,[...]

October 2nd, 2020 - 3:17 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Can there be justice without prosecution?

The white cop who killed Jemel Roberson, a black security guard, won’t be charged with a crime, CNN reported on Friday, October 2, 2020, adding, “Kim Foxx, Cook County State’s Attorney, said in a statement, ‘The death of Jemel Roberson is tragically heartbreaking, and while i[...]

September 30th, 2020 - 3:26 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Chicago’s model of what “defunding” police might look like

This article is liberal commentary. “Defunding” police is easily misunderstood, which is largely the fault of advocates of the concept who adopted that as their slogan, because to many people it means “no police.” Even for those who realize that’s not what it means, it&[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 6:12 pm § in Racism

Why wasn’t this cop fired?

An Aurora, Colorado, cop will serve only a 1 week suspension for pulling a gun on a doctor in his own parking garage because the doctor honked at him for blocking him in with a police car. See story here and watch video of incident below. The doctor is Eastern Indian, so racism may have […][...]

September 17th, 2020 - 5:37 pm § in Law and Courts

Judges slash illegal protester bail

This article contains news with liberal commentary. Judges moved quickly to drastically reduce the unconstitutional bail demanded by Lancaster, Pennsylvania police for 9 of 13 protesters arrested on Sunday, September 13, 2020, at bail hearings held on Thursday, September 17, 2020. The other 4 protes[...]

July 29th, 2020 - 6:36 pm § in Misc.

Sheriff threatens to stop taking calls from public library over its support for Black Lives Matter

“A Nevada sheriff told a local library system not to bother calling 911 after it expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement,” CNN reported on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. “That message came from Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley … a day before the county’s pub[...]

June 25th, 2020 - 11:44 am § in Racism

3 NC cops fired for horrifying racial tirades

Three white police officers in Wilmington, North Carolina, have been fired after their department discovered video of inflammatory chatter about black people, NBC reports. A video recorder apparently was accidentally activated in a squad car while the cops talked back and forth on cellphones and thr[...]

June 17th, 2020 - 12:45 pm § in Misc.

Should this person be a cop?

What do you think? Is she too emotionally fragile, perhaps even dangerously delusional? Would you want her patrolling your neighborhood? Read story here.[...]

June 6th, 2020 - 6:39 pm § in Racism

Arrested for “dancing in the streets” while black

It’s the same old ugly story: A black man in his own neighborhood, minding his own business, is gang-tackled by a platoon of white cops. What was he doing? Exercising. (In the police report, “dancing in the streets.”) That’s a crime in Alameda, California? It is if you’[...]

June 8th, 2019 - 9:10 am § in Racism

Dead and Black

Veteran’s body came back from prison missing throat, heart, brain “This entire case smacks of a cover-up,” civil rights attorney Lee Merritt told CNN by phone. (6/8/19 CNN) Two days before he died, Everett Palmer Jr. called his brother, Dwayne, to tell him he was on his way from De[...]