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Raleigh Police Officer Opens Fire At Akiel Denkins, Killing The 24-Year-Old Black Male Fleeing Arrest

The shooting happened around 1 p.m. ET at the intersection of Bragg and East streets in Raleigh.

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Akiel Denkins, a 24-year-old black male was shot and killed Monday by a police officer in Raleigh, NC, apparently while running from the police.  There is some controversy over whether the victim was unarmed. Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown said that Denkins was killed while fleeing when police tried to arrest …

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On Wednesday The U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Its Most Important Case On Abortion Since 1992

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The 8-member U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case this Wednesday which could reinterpret the Court’s ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey and be the deciding factor in whether women across America have access to legal abortion.  Since 1992 Casey has held as the most important Supreme Court decision on abortion since Roe …

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Appeals Court Take Parental Custody Of Two Children Away From Hypocrite ‘Family Values’ News Anchor Bill O’Reilly

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In a unanimous ruling by the four appellate judges of Nassau County Supreme Court, Bill O’Reilly, host of Fox News’s popular “The O’Reilly Factor”, was found to be an unsuitable parent to his two children, a 12-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl and granted his ex-wife full residential custody. The …

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Tough Questions About The Unexplained Police Killing Of Greg Gunn Go Unanswered, BLM Zeroes In While Community Demands Accountability

(Twitter: Josh Moon) Mayor Todd Stranger at a Public Q&A session at Montgomery city hall on Monday

The officially-released facts in the killing of Greg Gunn last Thursday morning in Montgomery, Alabama are few and sometimes contradictory. One certainty is that no answer has been given as to what led at least one police officer to shoot this unarmed 59-year-old black resident of the Mobile Heights neighborhood five …

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Medical Negligence At ICE Detention Centers Lead To Death And Suicide

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In a horrifying report titled “Fatal Neglect: How ICE Ignores Death In Detention” released Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union, Detention Watch Network, and National Immigrant Justice Center, facts seem to show that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency does not meet basic standards to sustain human life at their detainment …

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Ohio Judge Finds Ex-Cop Guilty Of Raping 16-Year-Old Girl While Off Duty

Justin Bentz was convicted of rape, kidnapping and sexual battery

A judge in Lima, Ohio found a former police officer guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl on Tuesday.  28-year-old Justin Bentz, who was fired after the crime last year, reportedly committed the rape while off-duty only hours after participating in a continuing education course on sexual assault against minors. Prosecutor …

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Unarmed Black Man Gary Gunn Walking Home At Night Killed By Montgomery Police Who Can Only Say He “Appeared Suspicious”

Gary Gunn, shot and killed by a police officer Thursday morning, has not been suspected of any crime and was likely unarmed (Source: Family)

Next in tonight’s lethal force double feature, we turn to Montgomery, Alabama for the death of 59-year old black man, Greg Gunn, shot and killed at around 3:20 Thursday morning outside of his neighbor’s home on his own street for simply appearing to be “suspicious”. In contrast to the officer-involved …

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29 Cadets Thrown Out Of Pennsylvania State Police Academy For Involvement In Cheating Scandal

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According to Pennsylvania State Police commissioner Tyree Blocker, 29 cadets have left the Police Academy in light of a cheating scandal, some were dismissed and some left voluntarily when faced with an internal probe.  Blocker told the media February 4th that a comprehensive investigation was underway after agency staff suspected …

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Human Rights Watch Deems Police Mistreatment of Blacks A Human Rights Violation Of International Urgency

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We’ve all heard the stories of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Eric Garner in New York, Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Walter Scott in Charleston. Commonality: they were all killed by law enforcement officers. In its yearly review, international NGO Human Rights Watch determined that the mistreatment of …

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