'Queen Sugar' Returns With Shocking Season 2 Premiere, Addresses Police Brutality and Family Conflict
June 20, 2017 The critically acclaimed series, led by director Ava DuVernay and executive producer Oprah Winfrey, follows the Bordelon siblings, Charley West (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) and Nova (Rutina Wesley), as they come together to run the ...
Bronx man alleges police brutality in stationhouse beating
February 28, 2016 Trojan Hart may have double vision for the rest of his life. His left eye socket is shattered after he says he was beaten in handcuffs in the 47th Precinct stationhouse. Hart says it began when several police officers arrived at his home and ...
Friends, family and religious and community leaders rally against police brutality after death of Eric Garner
July 18, 2014 The young man was Eric (Big E) Garner. "He fed my kids when I couldn't," said Ms. Ruddock, who came to the rally with her baby daughter in memory of Garner. "When my kids needed something, he was there. He didn't have to do that. He didn't know my ...
Bangalore: DGP orders probe into police brutality on IT trainer - Firstpost
October 25, 2013 Bangalore: An inspector has been suspended and an inquiry ordered into allegation of police brutality against an IT trainer, a top police official said on Friday. Karnataka Director General of Police Lalrokhuma Pachuau "has asked the investigating ...
Rodney King symbolized police brutality
June 23, 2012 By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Rodney King would be the first to tell you that he was no Martin Luther King, Jr. or Malcolm X. His lifelong bout.
Rodney King Case Changed Perceptions of Police Brutality
June 17, 2012 Twenty years after Rodney King pleaded for blacks and whites to 'get along,' cases like the killing of black Florida teen Trayvon Martin prove that the lessons of ...
Police Brutality Tells Us More About Society Than Those Who Police It
February 2, 2012 In the fall of 2010, I lived in Los Angeles as I prepared to direct Rampart. Rampart is a movie about a very bad cop (Woody Harrelson) who refuses to surrender his brutal sense of street justice. Set in 1999 -- a time of great change -- the LAPD, ...
Occupy Oakland Police Brutality Ignored By Local Media
October 26, 2011 The outrageous assaults on peaceful protestors in Oakland are but just one example of the media's refusal to report the police brutality and unconstitutional breaking up of American citizens who are exercising their 1st Amendment “right to peaceably ...
Who Wanted Google To Remove Police Brutality Videos?
October 26, 2011 Google needs to maintain such a commitment to transparency, to ensure we have continued access to videos like this, of Oakland police using tear gas against Occupy Oakland protesters last night, October 25.
Third instance of police brutality alleged in California town
September 16, 2011 Fullerton police investigated a police misconduct complaint filed by Quinonez shortly after the arrest, Goodrich said. "That complaint was investigated, and there was a disposition on the complaint, and I can't talk about the disposition," Goodrich ...
Fullerton police brutality protest turns political
September 1, 2011 He and others were in front of the Fullerton police station to demand action against the officers who they believe fatally beat Kelly Thomas. But for some there was an underlying political message that went well beyond police brutality. ...
We Need A National Agenda on Police Brutality
September 17, 2010 Reading and watching the video of the Shabur beating by police reinforces my notion that that these incidents of alleged police brutality – or at the very ...
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