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On George Zimmerman’s Nauseating Need For Attention And America’s Nauseating Need To Isolate: One Blogger Perfectly Walks The Line Between Over-Exposure And The Blatant Truths White People Refuse To Hear

Black Lives Matter demonstrators powerfully display the difference in state violence across racial lines. Credit: Odyssey Online

“We have been killing, and banking on the death of Black lives for as long as we’ve been a country.” I woke this morning to familiarly disgusting news. George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchmen who was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin in July of 2013, was again trending as the result of purportedly …

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F.B.I. Director Once Again Blames People Monitoring Police For Police Misconduct

The F.B.I. director, James Comey, has drawn criticism for his remarks about the tactics used by the police. Credit T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Times

James Comey continues to cling to “Ferguson Effect” false narrative to rationalize improper policing while fellow officers denounce the claim as unproven and divisive The director of the F.B.I. once again referenced the controversial “Ferguson Effect” Wednesday, saying that he believed “less aggressive policing was driving an alarming spike in …

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Private Autopsy Finds Unarmed Detroit Man Was Fatally Shot 5-6 Times By Dearborn Police, Including One From “Very Close Range”

A protestor holds a sign while marching with civil rights groups and community members on Michigan Avenue in Dearborn on Monday January 4, 2016 while protesting the recent fatal shooting of 35-year-old Detroit resident Kevin Matthews by a Dearborn police officer.   Ryan Garza, Detroit Free Press

Kevin Matthews was unarmed and killed in an encounter with Dearborn Police on Dec. 23 Kevin Matthews, a Detroit man who was killed by Dearborn police two days before Christmas, was shot 5-6 times, including one from “very close range” according to a private autopsy report obtained exclusively by the Detroit …

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Carlisle Officer Ryan Luckenbaugh Charged With Assault After Graphic Video Shows Him Kicking A Handcuffed Skateboarder

Trooper Luckenbaugh kicking skateboarder (Raw Story)

Original police report claims victim hit patrol car with his skateboard, dash-cam footage proves otherwise. A Carlisle police trooper previously charged earlier this year with assault is facing increased scrutiny after dash-cam footage was released Monday showing him kicking a defenseless skateboarder in the face while he sat on the …

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