Posts Tagged ‘Police Brutality’

Nearly 150 people, most of them Black, have accused police in the tiny Texas town of Tenaha of illegally seizing their property without charging them with any crime. From June 2006 to June 2008,┬áBlack motorists were forced to surrender their cash, cell phones, even cars or face felony charges of money laundering or other more […]

What is going on in this country? Why can’t Black people safely┬áride public buses and trains without being harrassed by the authorities? Check out the video below that shows a white Chicago police officer interacting with a Black male passenger. The Chicago Police Dept. is investigating the incident, which we believe occurred last week. The […]

According to the San Francisco Bay View, a Black newspaper, “BARTing while BLACK” is dangerous. See clip from yesterday’s edition: “RIP Oscar Grant III. You, unarmed, pleading for your life as a young father, at the tender age of 22, while a rogue Bay Area Rapid Transit cop Tony Pirone punches you, then crushes your […]

Speak your peace. Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old African-American man, was shot dead while on the ground facedown and unarmed on a train platform by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police officer Johannes Mehserle, who has been charged with murder. Mehserle’s attorney says the officer accidentally shot Grant while intending to restrain him with a stun […]