The Black History Month Series 2015: Jonathan Jasper Wright (February 11, 1840 – February 18, 1885) Jonathan Jasper Wright was an African-American lawyer who served as a judge on the Supreme Court of the State of South Carolina during Reconstruction from 1870 to 1877. Jonathan Jasper Wright, the first […]
Ex-Girlfriend Says Golf Club Cop Cynthia Whitlatch Is “a Racist” Who Once “Stole Marijuana” From SPD Evidence.
From SLOG The Stranger.com: Ex-Girlfriend Says Golf Club Cop Cynthia Whitlatch Is “a Racist” Who Once “Stole Marijuana” from SPD Evidence posted by ANSEL HERZ When ex-Tukwila police officer Corinne Purucker watched this video on Slog the other day, she recognized Cynthia Whitlatch, the Seattle police officer now […]
From Associated Press & Breaking 911: N.Y. Mom Killed 5-Year-Old With Salt, Live Tweeted His Decline WHITE PLAINS, New York — Lacey Spears, 27, is charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of her son, Garnett. Not only is Spears accused of purposely poisoning the boy, but […]
From 5WRAL.com: Joseph Sledge freed after 37 years in prison WHITEVILLE, N.C. — A man who spent nearly four decades behind bars was freed from prison Friday after a three-judge panel found him innocent in the 1976 stabbing deaths of a Bladen County mother and her adult daughter. […]
From Reuters: New York man cleared of murder after 21 years in prison BY ELLEN WULFHORST (Reuters) – A New York man was cleared of murder on Friday after serving 21 years in prison, one of dozens of questionable murder convictions linked to a retired police homicide detective. […]
22-year-old Matthew Ojibade, Of Savannah, Georgia, Dies In Restraining Chair While In Police Custody.
From The Daily KOS & Shaun King: On this past New Year’s Day, 22-year-old Matthew Ojibade of Savannah, Georgia, suffered a manic episode resulting from his ongoing struggles with bipolar disorder. His girlfriend called police to help intervene and take him to the hospital. When they arrived, she […]
By Jueseppi B. The Tragic Story of Donald Maiden Jr.: An American Tale of Gun Violence By Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America via Huffington Post On Sept. 3, just a few days after Donald Maiden Jr.’s […]
By Jueseppi B. The Curious Case Of Mr. Duane Buck Sentenced to Death Because He is Black? Grant Duane Buck a New Hearing! Petition by Linda Geffin Houston, TX In 1997, I was one of the prosecutors in a court case […]
By Jueseppi B. Investigators outside the home of Mike McLelland, the Kaufman County district attorney, and his wife Cynthia, who were both found shot dead on Saturday. It was the second fatal shooting of a prosecutor in Kaufman County in two months. Texas District Attorney, […]
By Jueseppi B. From WFAA.Com Dallas/Ft. Worth: by MATT GOODMAN at WFAA Posted on January 31, 2013 at 9:30 AM Updated today at 6:09 PM Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse was shot dead outside the courthouse Thursday, spurring a complete lockdown […]
By Jueseppi B. I knew about Ms. Kamala Devi Harris & her brilliant career, and now I will introduce those of you who didn’t know about her, to Ms. Kamala Devi Harris. Twenty-first in The “One A Day” Black History Month Series: Ms. Kamala Devi Harris. Kamala Devi Harris (born October […]