Archive for December, 2019

City of Dallas dismissed from civil lawsuit over Botham Jean’s death After off-duty police officer Amber Guyger fatally shot a man in his apartment, his family said police practices were to blame

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

The courts are protecting the City of Dallas from this lawsuit for consistently hiring racists as police officers.

Not Just Tulsa: Five Other Race Massacres That Devastated Black America

Saturday, December 28th, 2019

White terrorism of African-Americans has never stopped.–five-other-race-massacres-that-devastated-black.html

US taxpayers spent almost $1 billion incarcerating innocent black people

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Since 1989, 2,515 men and women have been exonerated after proving their innocence. In total, among all known exonerees, Americans have shelled out a staggering $4.12 billion to incarcerate innocent men and women since 1989. That’s largely money spent on trials, and the cost of housing inmates in prison. Black men make up the majority of those wrongfully convicted — approximately 49%.

U.S. NEWS Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson indicted on murder charge

Friday, December 20th, 2019

Every few hundred murders of African-Americans by police, the murderer is prosecuted.

Lawyer Says Vallejo Man Killed By Off-Duty Richmond Officer Was Shot in Back of the Head

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Yet one more racist (off-duty) police officer with a license to kill.

RIP Fred Hampton: a Black Visionary Assassinated by the FBI

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

“Fifty years ago this week, a squad of Chicago police officers killed Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark in a pre-dawn raid on the apartment where they were sleeping. In the decades since, a revealing body of evidence has emerged showing that Hampton was the victim of a political assassination, sanctioned at the highest levels of the U.S. government.”