In today’s Water is Wet News we find, once again that when police are sent to target civilians at random, black and Latino people will overwhelmingly represent the victimized. The nation saw a prime example of this in the form of New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy which was first overseen by then-mayor and now U.S.…Read…In True … Continue reading In True ‘Stop and Frisk’ Fashion, New Jersey Police Admit to Targeting Minority Neighborhoods in What They Call ‘Hunting at the Border’ — The Root
An Iowa woman facing hate crime charges for intentionally running over a Black child, as well as a teen girl she thought was Mexican is incompetent to stand trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. 310 more wordsIowa Woman Who Struck Black Boy, Latina Teen with Her Car in the Same Day Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial — … Continue reading Iowa Woman Who Struck Black Boy, Latina Teen with Her Car in the Same Day Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial — Atlanta Black Star
A Pittsburgh judge has been reassigned after reportedly referring to a Black female juror as “Aunt Jemima” after the acquittal of a drug defendant late last month. 474 more wordsLawyer Outs Pittsburgh Judge Who Referred to Black Juror as ‘Aunt Jemima’ — Atlanta Black Star
The controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy of the New York Police Department has spent a great amount of time in the news lately as former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg—who is currently running for president—has been repeatedly called to task for the policy he supported up until recently. Read more...NYPD ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Numbers Up 22 Percent in 2019 — The … Continue reading NYPD ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Numbers Up 22 Percent in 2019 — The Root
A 19-year-old woman is facing life in prison for killing a man who allegedly raped her and sold her for sex after a judge ruled that she cannot use a Wisconsin law that shields sex trafficking victims as a defense. According to the Washington Post, Chrystul Kizer confessed to murdering 34-year-old Randy Volar in 2018. […]Teen … Continue reading Teen Faces Life In Prison For Killing The Man Who ‘Raped Her And Sold Her For Sex’ — Nappy Newz
As major cities move towards decarceration and are closing jails and prisons, smaller cities and rural communities are incarcerating people at higher rates. Image: MMG Incarceration can cost an average of $60K per inmate in some states In 2017, there were 1,549 black prisoners for every 100K black adults On any given day, U.S. jails […]Prison, … Continue reading Prison, Profits And The Black Community — Mosi-Blog
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a hate crime charge against a white man who stabbed a black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s campus. 508 more wordsJudge Drops Hate Crime Charge In Student’s Fatal Stabbing — Black America Web White privilege. Damn shame.