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Flint 2.0? Chicago’s Water Management Commissioner Resigns Ahead Of Lead Testing

Mayor Rahm Emanuel meets with City departments and their employees and discussed the progress of current efficiency initiatives across city government aimed at improving city services, achieving cost savings and streamlining operations during briefing at Water Management Jardine facility, 1000 E. Ohio Street Thursday,  July 14, 2011. Water Management Commissioner Thomas Powers (right) during meet. | John H. White~Sun-Times.

Tom Powers announces resignation after Monday’s announcement regarding testing for lead poisoning Following the Flint Water Crisis, and coupled by growing concerns within the community about potentially elevated levels of lead throughout Chicago’s drinking water supply, The Chicago Department of Public Health announced on Monday a new initiative to test tap …

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Baltimore Police Officer Caught On Video Slapping/Kicking Teenager Avoids Felony Charges

Saverna Bias and Anthony Spence (mugshots)

Baltimore Officer avoids felony child abuse charges for assaulting a teenager A Baltimore police officer who was caught on a viral video slapping and kicking a teenager  and was then subsequently charged with second-degree felony child abuse, second-degree assault, and misconduct in office has avoided the felony child abuse charges.  The original …

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Shocking Study Shows Half Of White Medical Students Believe Black Americans Have Higher Tolerances To Pain, Among Other Blatant Falsehoods

Study among University of Virginia medical students and residents builds on previous research showing that Black Americans are systematically under-treated for pain relative to White Americans  Study finds that nearly a quarter of medical residents think black people have thicker skin than white people  Research has qualitatively documented time and again …

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Rahm Emanuel Calls For Federal Hate Crime Investigation Into Racial Slurs Heard Over Chicago Police Radio

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In a letter to U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked both Cook County and federal officials to investigate the racial slurs heard over Chicago Police Department radio frequencies. A male voice was first heard on March 13th saying, “typical f—ing …

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New SFPD Racist Text Scandal Emerges From Officers’ Texts Mocking The Last SFPD Racist Text Scandal

(Source: Kron4.Com)

Just when we thought the San Francisco Police Department might have learned something about sending racist and homophobic texts, SFPD is once again taking heavy fire after it was revealed more texts existed, and more officers were involved. Reports say a criminal investigation has unveiled a series of racist texts …

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