Category: Police Brutality Against 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…

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

Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton

August 27, 2015
Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton [Bobby Seale] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Seize the Time

Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)

August 27, 2015
Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) [Donna Jean Murch] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this nuanced and groundbreaking history, Donna Murch argues that the Black Panther Party (BPP) started with

Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party

August 27, 2015
Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party [Joshua Bloom, Waldo E. Martin] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Winner of the American Book Award (2014)
In Oakland, California, in 1966, community college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton armed themselves

Did Police in Texas Murder Sandra Bland?

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

COINTELPRO – How the FBI Sabotaged Black America, A Documentary by Gil Noble

December 31, 2014
The intentional destruction of Black America by the FBI using infiltration, counter-intelligence programs and drugs. From Marcus Garvey to Paul Robeson to Ma...
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