Tag: Shaun King

Archived: Black Man Suffering from Mental Health Illness Dies After Police Use Taser and Tackle Him in the Street

Chinedu Valentine Okobi, 36, a Black man, father, Morehouse College graduate, uncle and brother died of cardiac arrest after San Mateo County police tackled and repeatedly used a Taser on him in Millibrae, south of San Francisco, Calif. Okobi was struggling with mental illness and had been weaving in and…

Archived: After 8 Protests in Pittsburgh, Cop Who Killed Antwon Rose Charged with Criminal Homicide

The officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose, another unarmed Black male, was charged with criminal homicide on Wednesday, following eight protests over five days across Pittsburgh. Three hours on the job in East Pittsburgh, Penn., Michael Rosfeld shot multiple rounds into unarmed Rose while he was running away…