LeBron James Is ‘Desperate For Accountability’ Amid Continued Police Violence

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is asking for one thing amid continued police violence toward Black people—accountability.  Following the death of Ma’Khia Bryant, a 16-year-old who was fatally shot by police in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday, James tweeted then deleted a message for the officer who killed her.   The tweet featured a photo of… Continue reading LeBron James Is ‘Desperate For Accountability’ Amid Continued Police Violence

Protesters gather after family members identify teen girl as person fatally shot by Columbus Police

A family member told 10TV that the person fatally shot by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio Tuesday was 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant. Police were called to the around 4:30 p.m. for a disturbance according to the news station. The family says Bryant called the police for help because girls were fighting outside her home. Bryant… Continue reading Protesters gather after family members identify teen girl as person fatally shot by Columbus Police

Tennessee Mother Regrets Calling Police On Her Daughter’s Boyfriend After Officer Fatally Shoots Him at School

A Tennessee mother now says she wish she had never called the police on her daughter’s boyfriend after the incident ended with an officer fatally shooting him inside a Knoxville, Tennessee high school bathroom. Anthony J. Thompson Jr., a 17-year-old student at Austin-East Magnet High School, was fatally shot Knoxville police officer on April 12,… Continue reading Tennessee Mother Regrets Calling Police On Her Daughter’s Boyfriend After Officer Fatally Shoots Him at School

‘Mommy, I Made Honor Roll’: Ma’Khia Bryant Told Mom About Doing Well In School Just Days Before Being Killed By Police

Paula Bryant, the mother of 15-year-old Ma’khia Bryant, raved about her daughter as she reflected on the life of her beloved teenager who was killed by police in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday.  Paula recalled the last conversation she had with her daughter, who revealed that she made the honor roll. The young woman, who was… Continue reading ‘Mommy, I Made Honor Roll’: Ma’Khia Bryant Told Mom About Doing Well In School Just Days Before Being Killed By Police

DOJ To Launch Federal Investigation Into Minneapolis Police Department After Derek Chauvin Verdict

A day after former officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd, the Justice Department announced its plan to launch a federal civil rights inquiry into Minneapolis police operations and its use of lethal force. Making the announcement on Wednesday, Attorney General Merrick Garland said there will be a deeper investigation to examine… Continue reading DOJ To Launch Federal Investigation Into Minneapolis Police Department After Derek Chauvin Verdict

Social Media Users Share Adorable TikTok Videos From Ma’Khia Bryant After 15-Year-Old Is Killed By Police

After police killed 15-year-old Makiyah Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday, social media users honored the teenager by sharing some of the heartwarming videos she had posted online.  Bodycam footage showed officers arriving at the chaotic scene on Tuesday after getting a call about an attempted stabbing, The Daily Beast reported. The shooting happened seconds later as police… Continue reading Social Media Users Share Adorable TikTok Videos From Ma’Khia Bryant After 15-Year-Old Is Killed By Police

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty on all three charges in killing of George Floyd

His bail was immediately revoked and he was led away with his hands cuffed behind his back. The verdict was read in a courthouse ringed with concrete barriers and razor wire and patrolled by National Guard troops, in a city on edge against another round of unrest — not just because of the Chauvin case… Continue reading Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty on all three charges in killing of George Floyd

Chris Cuomo Tries Getting Through To His Skinfolk About Police Reform: Nothing Will Change Until ‘Your Kids Start Getting Killed’

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo delivered a stern message to white people while discussing police reform during his show on Saturday, saying they would start caring about the topic if it was white children being gunned down.  “Shootings, gun laws, access to weapons. Oh, I know when they’ll change. Your kids start getting killed, white people’s… Continue reading Chris Cuomo Tries Getting Through To His Skinfolk About Police Reform: Nothing Will Change Until ‘Your Kids Start Getting Killed’

Video of Chicago police fatally shooting 13-year old boy released

CHICAGO (AP) — Newly released video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old will be key evidence when prosecutors consider a case against the officer and are confronted with both the emotions surrounding the chilling footage and legal precedent that makes it difficult to bring charges against law enforcement. Video of last… Continue reading Video of Chicago police fatally shooting 13-year old boy released

Ex-Brooklyn Center police officer arrested, to be charged with second-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s shooting death,

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop will now be charged with second-degree manslaughter, a prosecutor said Wednesday according to USA Today. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput told USA TODAY that Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the Brooklyn Center Police Department, would be charged.… Continue reading Ex-Brooklyn Center police officer arrested, to be charged with second-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s shooting death,