The purpose of #TheThrowaways is to raise consciousness and empower us in this fight “THE THROWAWAYS courageously explores the most pressing racial justice issue of our time: the mass incarceration and profiling of poor people of color. ” – Michelle Alexander author, The New Jim Crow ABOUT I […]
From TimesUnion: Albany man dies after police use Taser gun in struggle Family questions cop death of mentally ill loved one with heart problems By Robert Gavin Albany City police are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked with […]
THE PROBLEM WITH OVER-POLICING PEACEFUL PROTEST By Keegan Stephan Last night, NYC Shut It Down held it’s weekly #PeoplesMonday demonstration in Grand Central. The event promised to be similar to the previous Monday night vigils that have been held for months – always entirely peaceful – but the police had […]
From MSNBC & The Raw Story: DOJ report reveals problem-plagued Philadelphia police department By Trymaine Lee A Department of Justice review of the Philadelphia Police Department reveals a force that routinely shoots civilians, is inadequately trained, and lacks a transparent review process of police-involved shootings. Most of the […]
From The Root: Police officers in the Big Apple have been catching a lot of heat for the law-enforcement tactic, but an ACLU report finds that Chicago cops have been even more confrontational. BY: DIANA OZEMEBHOYA EROMOSELE New York City’s stop-and-frisk program has captured national headlines because of […]
From HuffPost Black Voices: Izola Ware Curry, The Woman Who Stabbed Martin Luther King In 1958, Has Died The Huffington Post | By Lilly Workneh Izola Ware Curry, the woman who attempted to kill Martin Luther King Jr. by stabbing him with a steel letter opener in 1958, […]
*I have never been a fan of Jonathan Capehart. Fact is we both have one another blocked on Twitter because he has repeatedly proven to be a House Negro*. The asterisk means I want to call this Jigaboo a house nigger but realize there are a number of folks […]
From Think Progress: New Restaurant Gets Rid Of Tipping, Pays Every Employee $15 An Hour BY BRYCE COVERT William Street Common has been open for less than two weeks in Philadelphia, but owner Avram Hornik says it’s already hitting its numbers even with a totally different business model […]
Black History Month Series 2015: Ms. Ernesta G. Procope. From Storefront to Wall Street, Ernesta G. Procope Has Blazed Trails in Insurance and Real Estate Celebrating this year’s Black Enterprise A. G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award Winner From Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton & BLACK ENTERPRISE History-makers seldom have an example to follow; […]
From The NY Daily News: Family of Ramarley Graham settle suit with city for $3.9M By JOHN MARZULLI Ramarley Graham, 18, was shot and killed by a NYPD cop in his Bronx home three years ago. The family of slain Bronx teen Ramarley Graham agreed to accept $3.9 million […]
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 […]
Officer Cynthia Whitlatch – Turd In Blue Officer – Is Being Reassigned Until Investigation is Complete.
Officer Cynthia Whitlatch – Turd In Blue Officer – Is Being Reassigned Until Investigation is Complete. Seattle police officer reassigned after questionable arrest, comments SEATTLE — A police officer is under investigation after video surfaced of her arresting a 69-year-old man who refused to drop a golf club […]
Officer Cynthia Whitlatch – Turd In Blue. Arrested Mr. William Wingate 70. Charge; Walking While Black With A Golf Club.
Her Facebook page: Officer Cynthia Whitlatch – Turd in Blue Was This Racist Post Written by the Cop Who Arrested an Elderly Man for “Walking in Seattle While Black”? posted by ANSEL HERZ on WED, JAN 28, 2015 at 2:48 PM Today, after reading this story about Seattle police […]
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 […]
Protesters To Trade Loose Cigarettes For Donations In Times Square Protest. #EricGarner #ICantBreathe
From The Free Thought Project.com Protestors to Trade Loose Cigarettes for Donations in Times Square Protest By Cassandra Rules New York, NY– Outrage over Officer Daniel Pantaleo walking free after killing Eric Garner continues in New York City and protests will be continuing this Saturday. This time its The […]
From The New York Times: No Justice, No Police By THE EDITORIAL BOARD JAN. 6, 2015 Officers at the funeral for Wenjian Liu. CreditDamon Winter/The New York Times The Opinion Pages|No Justice, No Police Mayor Bill de Blasio has been in office barely a year, and already forces of […]
So It Continues: John Paul Quintero, Unarmed, Murdered By Wichita Police; He Was ‘belligerent,’…..BUT Had Hands Up So Say Witness.
Kansas family calls police for help with ‘belligerent’ son — and now he’s dead By Raw Story & TOM BOGGIONI The family of a Kansas man shot by police Saturday night are saying he was unarmed and they want to know why officers had to kill him, reports KWCH. […]
An Open Letter To The New York City Police Department’s Guardians Association And The Hispanic Association.
From EBONY News & Views: An Open Letter to the New York City Police Department’s Guardians Association and the Hispanic Association Writers, activists, educators and other concerned community members call on Black and Latino cops to take a stand Dear Sisters and Brothers, First and foremost, please accept […]
# of days that Darren Wilson has remained free : 148 # of days that Kajieme Powell has been dead : 139 # of days that Vonderrit Myers Jr. has been dead : 86 Let’s Stay Connected So You Know Ferguson Ferguson, We Still Have a Long Way to Go In this on-air […]
Witness Says NJ Man Killed by Police During Traffic Stop Had Hands Up From The Free Thought Project.com: “I’m hurt. I’m disgusted. My biggest fear has come true. I lost my best friend, my soulmate. The man that promised to love me indefinitely and beyond is gone … […]
Former Gov. Mario Cuomo dead at 82 Ever-eloquent Mario Cuomo, a son of Queens who rode his rhetorical gifts to three terms as New York governor and tantalized Democrats by flirting with a run for President, died Thursday, two sources close to the family said. He […]
Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times (once in the right side, once in the right back and once in the right arm).
From KTLA 5: Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times BY JOHN A. MORENO AND MELISSA PAMER An autopsy report for 25-year-old Ezell Ford, a mentally ill man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department officers in South L.A. in August, was […]
Shout-Out/Hat-Tip to Ms. Nolwandle Ntshiza @NoliNtshiza for bringing this to my attention. Charles Barkley responds to Kenny Smith’s open letter on Ferguson By: NATE SCOTT & USA TODAY SPORTS: TNT analyst Charles Barkley responded to his colleague Kenny Smith’s open letter to him on Ferguson, Mo. first on […]
These images are important to me, and are listed in no particular order whatsoever. These are images that speak volumes of a year rife with injustice and an overwhelming brutality toward people of color, women, children and the poor. The very people great nations are judged, […]
I believe it was Adolf Hitler who once said…………… “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” I do believe Adolf was dead on correct. Most folks who know me, know I’ve had a social media stalker for […]
The following are statements released by the Ferguson Action & #BlackLivesMatter organizations. Thank you Mr. Andy Stepanian, recidivist rabble rouser & co-founder of The Sparrow Project Ferguson Action & #BlackLivesMatter Release Responses to Murder of NYPD Officers For Immediate Release: 9pm ET, Saturday, December 20th, 2014 Contacts: Andy […]
Watch President Obama break down why 2014 was a year of progress for America. #ObamaPresser http://t.co/BfknpECbzX — The White House (@WhiteHouse) December 19, 2014 "We’ve cut our deficits by about two-thirds since I took office, bringing them below their 40-year average." —Obama pic.twitter.com/KcNadYQ98d — The White […]
Barack’s Day The President Provides an Update on the U.S. Response to Ebola Published on Oct 28, 2014 On October 28, 2014, President Obama delivered an update on how U.S. health care workers are helping to contain and ultimately end the Ebola outbreak in West […]
From The New York Times: Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times By FRANCES ROBLES and JULIE BOSMANAUG. 17, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. — Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least […]
Man Who Shot NYPD Choke-Hold Video, 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, Arrested On Gun Charge. [NEW UNSEEN VIDEO] NYPD Chokehold Death : Eric Garner Chokehold Death Published on Jul 20, 2014 Another video has surfaced online of Eric Garner, a New York man who died after an […]
Millions of working Americans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. We sent three photographers to explore hunger in three very different parts of the United States, each giving different faces to the same statistic: One-sixth of Americans don’t have enough food to eat. […]
White House Schedule – July 17, 2014 In the morning, the President will travel to Delaware. The departure from the South Lawn is open press and the arrival at the New Castle Air National Guard Base is open to pre-credentialed media. The President […]
TheObamaCrat Wake-Up Call™ For Thursday The 17th Of July…..It’s A Travel Day. Delaware, Port Of Wilmington, New York City.
White House Schedule – July 17, 2014 In the morning, the President will travel to Delaware. The departure from the South Lawn is open press and the arrival at the New Castle Air National Guard Base is open to pre-credentialed […]