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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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Justice for Akai Gurley? –Peter Liang Of NYPD Convicted Of Manslaughter By Jury

Officer Peter Liang, whose ricocheting bullet killed Mr. Gurley, who was unarmed, in a Brooklyn housing project in 2014, reacted as the guilty verdict was read in court on Thursday. (Mary Altaffer)

A rookie police officer, Peter Liang was convicted of manslaughter in Brooklyn today for the Nov. 20, 2014 shooting of Akai Gurley.  The prosecution said Liang’s service weapon went off as he and his partner entered a dark stairwell where 28-year-old Gurley was walking with his girlfriend.  The bullet ricocheted off …

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Exposed: NYPD Sergeant With Lengthy History Of Excessive Force Caught Using Choke-hold, Civilian Complaint Review Board Substantiates Charges

Photo Credit: Keegan Stephan, Photography Is Not A Crime

On August 17th, 2015, I attended a peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstration for Malissa Williams, an unarmed homeless person of color murdered by Cleveland police, who were recently fired nearly four years after the fact. The demonstration began in Grand Central Station, as many of them do, and continued marching north …

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Black Lives Matter “Peoples Monday” Action Marches For India Kager In Manhattan, 1 Arrested

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NYC Shut It Down (Black Lives Matter:NYC)  resumed their weekly Peoples Monday demonstrations in 2016, convening in Grand Central last evening to protest the killing of India Kager, a 27 year old Navy veteran and mother of two young boys.  She was unarmed and driving with her boyfriend, Angelo Perry, …

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