Tag: Police Violence

Cori Bush

Multiple Congressmen ‘Accidentally’ Called Cori Bush, Missouri’s New Representative, ‘Breonna’; American Medical Association Classifies Racism as a Threat to Public Health; and More

Multiple congressmen “accidentally” called Missouri’s new representative Cori Bush  “Breonna” during Capitol event. Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush said she was stunned and hurt on the evening of Nov. 16, after a number of different Republicans called her “Breonna” during a new member orientation at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Bush, who…

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Global Protests Continue as Jacob Blake Regains Consciousness

Updated August 28 Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man who was shot in the back seven times by police in Wisconsin, has regained consciousness, according to reports. Jacob Blake Sr., recalled the moment he could finally have a conversation with his son. “Why did they shoot me so many times?’…

Michael brown

Police Officer Who Killed Michael Brown Won’t Face Charges

Darren Wilson, the former officer in Ferguson, Missouri, who, in 2014 fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, will not face any charges, the Washington Post reports. St. Louis County’s top prosecutor, Wesley Bell, said at a news conference on Thursday that his office investigated the case, including witness statements, forensic…

Clark

No Justice for Shooting Death of Stephon Clark

Two police officers in Sacramento, Calif., shot and killed Stephon Clark while he innocently stood in his grandmother’s backyard last year on March 18. But they won’t face justice for his murder. On Thursday, federal prosecutors said they will not file civil rights charges against the two officers, and they…