Tag: Black-lives-matter

Mark and Patricia McCloskey

Missouri Governor Pardons Racist Couple Who Flashed Guns at Peaceful BLM Protestors Marching in Front of Their Home

Brandishing a handgun and threatening people walking in front of your home is perfectly OK in the state of Missouri — at least for the governor and his friends. Tim Fitzsimons of NBC News reported that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is officially pardoning Patricia and Mark McCloskey, the husband and…

U.S. Representative Cori Bush

Rep. Cori Bush Introduces ‘People’s Response Act’ To Help People of Color Stay Safe From Police Violence During 911 Calls

Far too many emergency calls to 911 for issues ranging from family disturbances to mental health matters to wellness checks turn deadly or result in unnecessary injuries or arrests. Police show up, situations escalate, and before long, violence or arrests break out. But Missouri Rep. Cori Bush is hoping to…

Darnella Frazier

Darnella Frazier, Teen Who Recorded George Floyd’s Murder, Awarded Honorary Pulitzer Prize

The cellphone recording of George Floyd’s murder has not only been viewed around the world tens of thousands of times, but it also helped reignite a new wave of the Black Civil Rights Movement in the U.S., renewing calls for improved social justice and police reform across the country. And…