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7 Black People Killed by Police over False Gun Claims: No Charges Filed, Attorney Calls for Accountability

7 Black People Killed After Cops Falsely Discover a Gun That was Never There Yahoo - Kalyn Womack April 8, 2023   In a number of police brutality cases, the actions of a police officer are justified if the person is holding or reaching for a firearm, even when it is found later that the cop made a mistake. Recently, a [...]

2023-06-05T10:23:01-04:00May 11th, 2023|Gun Violence, News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Florida Bill Aims to Criminalize Filming Police Actions, Further Oppressing Communities of Color

Florida bill to criminalize filming police actions is yet another anti-Black move | Opinion Miami Herald - Francesca Menes  April 10, 2023 State lawmakers are pushing witness intimidation legislation (Senate Bill 1126 and House Bill 1539) that purports to protect police officers. But these bills really are a not-so-veiled attack on communities of color that will make law enforcement less accountable. [...]

2023-04-18T11:00:21-04:00April 18th, 2023|Gun Violence, News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Justice for Najee Seabrooks | #justicefornajee

Najee Seabrooks was a Paterson violence intervention activist who was killed by Paterson police officers on Friday, March 3rd. Najee was having a mental health crisis when police arrived at his home. The police presence turned his health crisis into a 5-hour standoff. Family and friends begged police to let them talk to Najee to help resolve the situation themselves. Police [...]

2023-03-09T15:12:48-05:00March 9th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Najee Seabrooks | Paterson Non-Violence Activist Shot Dead In Police Standoff Was Clearly In Crisis: Advocates

Najee Seabrooks| Paterson Non-Violence Activist Shot Dead In Police Standoff Was Clearly In Crisis: Advocates Publication: South Passaic Daily Voice Author: Jerry DeMarco Date: March, 4, 2023 Summary: - The shooting death of a Paterson non-violence activist following a five-hour barricaded standoff with city police has a pained, shaken and angry community demanding answers. - Officers initially responded to a report [...]

2023-03-09T14:12:32-05:00March 9th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

KILLED, IGNORED, NEVER FORGOTTEN: CHICAGO’S UNSOLVED HOMICIDES

KILLED, IGNORED, NEVER FORGOTTEN: CHICAGO'S UNSOLVED HOMICIDES Chicago has too many murders, and too many of these murders go unsolved. On average, only one out of every two murders is solved in the United States; in predominantly black Chicago neighborhoods this statistic drops to only one out of every six. According to the CDC, homicide remains a leading cause of death [...]

2023-03-10T10:18:59-05:00January 26th, 2023|Case Study, News, Reports|0 Comments
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