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Jurors Call For Maximum Sentence, Deliver Guilty Verdict For Robert Bates, An Oklahoma Pay-To-Play Deputy Who Killed An Unarmed Black Man

Robert Bates faces up to four years in prison (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Robert Bates, a 74-year-old volunteer reserve sheriff deputy for the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter by a jury on Wednesday.  While working for the sheriff’s office last year, Bates shot and killed an unarmed suspect, Eric Courtney Harris, 44 on April 2. As we have …

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BLACK LIVES MATTER $5,000 Bail For Activist Arrested Protesting No Jail Time For Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

(Ken Thompson, Protest at his home via @AshAgony, and Akai Gurley)

This article originally appeared in Filming Cops and has been re-posted with permission.   [Update and Correction Below]  A Brooklyn judge has set bail at $5,000 for one activist arrested protesting the sentence of former NYPD officer Peter Liang in front of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s house on Tuesday night. The activist, Jason …

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Shocking Video Shows Officers Watching Teenagers Drowning And Doing Nothing To Help

Three teens who died in submerged car -- Bay News 9

“They’re done. They are 6-7, dude.” In today’s episode of “Who do you actually protect and serve?” shocking new video footage has emerged from a police cruiser dash cam showing sheriff’s deputies deliberately making no attempt to save three drowning Florida teenage girls who drove into a cemetery pond after stealing …

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Ben Carson Wants To Put Harriet Tubman On A Bill Nobody Uses, Says Slaveowning President Jackson Was “Tremendous”

Rainier Ehrhardt/Reuters

“I love Harriet Tubman. I love what she did. But we can find another way to honor her.” [email protected]: "I love Harriet Tubman. I love what she did. But we can find another way to honor her." @TeamCavutohttps://t.co/2QkQy0rt5L — FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) April 20, 2016 As though endorsing the most …

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Thousands Show Up To Protest Trump Appearance In Manhattan, Lead To Violent Clashes With NYPD And Trump Supporters

Mass demonstrations by diverse groups joined forces against Donald Trump Thursday evening in Manhattan (Rebecca Lawrence)

Midtown Manhattan became a heated battlefield Thursday evening as thousands of protestors convened around Grand Central Station to protest a GOP fundraising gala at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where all three remaining Republican presidential nominee hopefuls were in attendance.  The NYPD was out in full force, prepared with riot gear, …

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