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Michael Brown’s Father Expresses Solidarity With Bay Area Protesters

Michael Brown’s Father Expresses Solidarity With Bay Area Protesters

Michael Brown’s father spoke in San Francisco on Monday evening, where he urged students to get an education and told of his own recently learned lessons on police violence. “It really didn’t hit hard until it hit my own backyard,” Michael Brown Sr. said about the killing of his unarmed son in August by a […]

This Is What It Looks Like When New York City Erupts With Cries For Justice

This Is What It Looks Like When New York City Erupts With Cries For Justice

  Demonstrators flooded New York City’s streets Saturday afternoon and into the evening, swarming the NYPD headquarters and demanding an end to racial injustices across America. More than 50,000 individuals joined the protests, according to some estimates. “For over three hours we marched throughout Manhattan with the survivors of police brutality and homicide,” said Synead […]

Grand Jury Declines To Indict NYPD Officer In Chokehold Death Of Eric Garner

A grand jury in Staten Island voted Wednesday not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being placed in a chokehold. Garner, 43, died July 17 while he was being arrested for selling untaxed cigarettes. In a video of the arrest, […]