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Unarmed Navajo Mother Killed By Arizona Police Officer Sparks Native American Outcry On Excessive Force And Racial Targeting

Photo from Twitter from the April 2 vigil for Loreal Tsingine

On Easter Sunday, March 27, a 27-year-old Navajo mother was killed by a police officer in Winslow, Arizona.  The woman, Loreal Juana Barnell Tsingine was suspected of shoplifting a case of beer and shot five times by Winslow police officer Austin Shipley, 26, in a Circle K. parking lot. Shipley …

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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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Cop in St. Paul tells drivers to run over Black Lives Matter protestors on Facebook, tells them not to worry because they will win in court

Jamine Clark points to the name of his brother, Jamar Clark, on an upside-down flag bearing names of people killed at the hands of police outside the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Minneapolis. Black Lives Matter demonstrators have set up an encampment at the precinct which is near the site of the Sunday shooting of Jamar Clark by a Minneapolis police officer.  Clark has been taken off life support. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

A police officer, identified as Sgt. Jeff Rothecker in St. Paul, Minnesota, is under investigation for a Facebook post he made on  Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday which suggest drivers encountering Black Lives Matter protestors on January 15  shouldn’t “slow down for any of these idiots who try and block the …

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VIDEO: Protestors block traffic from Bay Bridge into SF in Anti-Police Terror protest

(KTVU.com)

Video footage shows protestors chaining their cars to the Bay Bridge to block westbound traffic into San Francisco.  They have a banner  reading “Black Health Matters” and have built a shrine to the victims of police shootings.  Another protest group currently blocks an I-80 onramp. KTVU reports: “Police have begun …

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