Francis Pusok was badly beaten by a group of San Bernadino Sheriff’s deputies, as seen in a video that has, by now, been widely circulated. What many readers and viewers may not realize is that Pusok is white. Continue reading The man who was beaten by #SanBernadino deputies is white. Now what?
Black Illinois Teen Killed By Police Was Shot In Back | Reuters | April 6, 2015
A black teenager killed by police outside of Chicago over the weekend was shot twice in the back after attempting to steal an illegal handgun, officials and local media said on Monday. Continue reading EDITED: #JustusHowell, 17, shot in the back in Zion, Illinois | #BlackLivesMatter
This item, originally from the Associated Press, was published in the Huffington Post. While it’s been carried by many of the Black press outlets, I’ve not seen any mention of it in a mainstream newspaper. Continue reading Florida Prison Workers Who Were In KKK Plotted To Kill Black Inmate
Hakeem Kuta was seventeen years old. He had no arrest record. For a boy his age, living where he does, that means everything. He was out and about with a fourteen year old friend when the police pursued him on based on a report of teens smoking marijuana. Continue reading #HakeemKuta’s death was avoidable | #NYPD| #BlackLivesMatter