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Injustice in Baltimore: Kwame Rose, Well Known Baltimore Activist, Found Guilty Of Failing To Obey Order During Freddie Gray Demonstration

Photo Credit: CBS Local Baltimore

Well known activist and artist Kwame Rose was found guilty Tuesday of failing to obey an order from law enforcement while protesting the December mistrial of a Baltimore police officer charged with negligence following the death of Freddie Gray. His attorneys have promised to fight this verdict through appeal. Rose, …

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Montgomery Police Open Their Own Investigation Into Greg Gunn’s Death Because Officers Are Angry Over Aaron Smith’s Arrest

Mayor Todd Strange - Is opening an MPD investigation good public relations or the beginning of a cover up?

Monday evening Mayor Todd Strange of Montgomery, Alabama said that city officials along with the Montgomery Police Department would begin their own investigation into the Feb. 25 officer-involved shooting death of Gregory Gunn.  The officer was arrested and charged with murder last Wednesday. Gunn, an unarmed 59-year-old black man with …

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Manhattan US Attorney Will Not Convene Grand Jury To Review Case Against NYPD Officer Who Killed Ramarley Graham

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The Manhattan US Attorney’s office announced Tuesday that they will not convene a grand jury against the New York Police Department Officer who killed Ramarley Graham. “After conducting a thorough and independent investigation, the US Attorney’s Office has determined that there is insufficient evidence to meet the high burden of …

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Defense Attorney For Officer Who Shot Unarmed Greg Gunn Says He Was Only Arrested To Silence Protesters; Second Autopsy Results Are In

Lawyers say Smith (pictured holding hands with mother Kim, and with attorneys behind him) was placed in a situation which justified the use of deadly force, though few details of the killing have emerged
(Daily Mail/ AP)

Two days ago Montgomery police officer Aaron Smith was arrested for murder after state investigators determined there was enough evidence that the man he shot and killed last week was not a threat to the officer.  District Attorney Daryl Bailey stated that the arrest was made because they had determined …

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“I should lynch you with this” US Attorney’s Office Launching Investigation Into Boston Latin School Over Racial Discrimination And Racially Motivated Intimidation

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Boston Latin School, the oldest public school in America, is now under a federal investigation over allegations of racial discrimination. Carmen M Ortiz from the US Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that she will launch an independent probe into the historically prestigious school, founded in 1965, Wednesday amidst accusations of civil …

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Body of Akiel Denkins Finally Returned To Family, Raleigh’s Black Community Fear Justice Will Not Be Served

Akiel Denkins was shot and killed by a police officer Monday (Source: Facebook)

"This is our Chicago, this is our New York, this is our Cleveland!" Rally continues in SE Raleigh. #AkielDenkins pic.twitter.com/Y8AQE9eecP — Joel Brown (@JoelBrownABC11) March 1, 2016 This morning, Rolanda Byrd received the body of her slain 24-year-old son, Akiel Denkins.  Denkins was shot and killed by a Raleigh police …

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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.

Credit: Patrick Priest/WNCN

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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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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