Category: Criminal Justice System and African Americans

NYPD Police Killings 1979 to 1990

July 7, 2020
NYPD Killings 1979 to 1990 This is a 90 percent complete list of persons killed by the New York City Police Department between 1979 and 1990. It does not include many of the well known high profile cases like that of 30 year old African American businessman, Arthur Miller, who was choked to death by

Anger Over Texas Black Woman Killed by Police

October 16, 2019
Following the fatal shooting of a black woman in her home by a white officer in Fort Worth, Texas, over the weekend, community members say they have little faith in the role of law enforcement in the city. Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was in her home in the early morning hours of Oct. 12 when officer…

Stand Up, Struggle Forward: New Afrikan Revolutionary Writings on Nation, Class and Patriarchy

September 28, 2019
Stand Up, Struggle Forward: New Afrikan Revolutionary Writings on Nation, Class and Patriarchy - Kindle edition by Sanyika Shakur, Yusef "Bunchy" Shakur. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Stand Up, Struggle Forward: New Afrikan Revolutionary Writings on

Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson

September 28, 2019
Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson [George Jackson, Jean Genet, Jonathan Jackson Jr.] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit

Innovative citizen initiatives open access to police data

May 5, 2016
As outrage mounts over fatal police shootings of unarmed civilians, a growing number of police departments nationwide are releasing data on officer-involved shootings, use of force, and traffic stops. In North Carolina, where Charlotte and Fayetteville are participating in the White House initiative, a related effort is underway to make accessible policing data statewide. The

Former Leader of New York Black Panther Party Brutally beaten by members of New BPP at Atlanta Event

August 19, 2015
The playlist above contains several videos featuring Dhoruba Bin Wahad. Each video is accompanied by books linked to the subject matter being discussed. On Saturday, August 8, 2015, a group of six Black Liberation Movement activists were violently attacked at a downtown Atlanta hotel. The group included members of the Free The People Movement, including

Many Believe Police in Texas County Murdered Sandra Bland – Covered up with Claim of Suicide

July 20, 2015
http://democracynow.org - Last Friday, an African-American woman was returning home from a job interview in Waller County, Texas, when she was stopped by ...

Freddie Gray Death – Homicide – 6 Police Arrested

May 1, 2015
Arrest Warrants Issued for 6 Police Officers in Death of Freddie Gray I cried today watching the press conference of Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby regarding the death of Freddie Gray. As someone who has been involved in the struggle for justice for decades, including helping to lead numerous demonstrations against police brutality and killing

When the Police Kill Your Son: A Mother's Story

April 30, 2015
When the Police Kill Your Son: A Mother's Story When the Police Kill Your Son: A Mother's Story I was introduced to Kathy Oliver, an African-American, at a Jamaican social club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It came out during our conversation that she was introduced to Jamaican culture by her significant other, a Rastafarian named

Malcolm X – May 19th 1925 to February 21, 1965

February 18, 2015
 Who Was Malcom X Why Was He Assassinated – A Black Politics Exclusive February 21st marks the fiftieth (50th) anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. To focus on this occasion, www.blackpolitics.org  will feature an exclusivefirst-hand account of Malcolm X, his significance, and the events leading up to his assassination from a man whom J Edgar Hoover