Angry customer says Detroit-area restaurant served him nothing but racism — theGrio

A Black couple at a restaurant in suburban Detroit was called the N-word, and a Black woman said a server threw a drink after refusing to seat her at the bar, all while the restaurant staff did nothing. Jerrick Jeffersontold local station WJBK that a manager did nothing after a fellow customer hurled the slur at … Continue reading Angry customer says Detroit-area restaurant served him nothing but racism — theGrio

FBI, ATF, and DEA called in after Black postal worker shot in Shreveport —

The city of Shreveport, Louisiana is in shock after the senseless killing of a postal worker making his morning deliveries. Antonio Williams, 52, was shot in the chest on Saturday, June 22, by a man identified as Michael Gentry. Police have stated that there was no indication that the two men had any dispute before … Continue reading FBI, ATF, and DEA called in after Black postal worker shot in Shreveport —

You Want to F–k Around with Me?’: Florida Officer Fired After Video of Him Grabbing Black Teen by the Neck — Nappy News

A Florida police officer has been fired after online video of him roughing up a Black teen during a heated confrontation in the Tampa suburb of Largo. On Tuesday, the Largo Police Department announced the termination of officer Brian Livernois after an internal investigation found he violated department policy, the Tampa Bay Times reported. https://nappynewz.com/2019/06/22/you-want-to-f-k-around-with-me-florida-officer-fired-after-video-of-him-grabbing-black-teen-by-the-neck/  

Philadelphia Pulls 72 Cops Off the Street Over Allegations of Racist and Anti-Muslim Social Media Posts — TIME

(PHILADELPHIA) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial investigation into a national group’s accusation of officers in at least five states posting racist and anti-Muslim comments on social media. https://time.com/5610923/philadelphia-72-cops-racist-social-media/ Surprise! Not!

‘Expert’ Says It Was ‘Reasonable’ For Cops To Shoot And Kill Man Sleeping In His Car [Video] — Black America Web

An extensive report by a former police officer has absolved California police officers of any wrongdoing in a police shooting, concluding that it was reasonable for multiple officers to open fire on a man as he slept in his car. As previously reported, on Feb. 9, a Vallejo, Calif., Taco Bell employee called 911 and informed … Continue reading ‘Expert’ Says It Was ‘Reasonable’ For Cops To Shoot And Kill Man Sleeping In His Car [Video] — Black America Web

WATCH: Phoenix Police Chief Booed While Promising Change at Community Meeting Over Cops’ Treatment of Black Family Suspected of Shoplifting — BCNN1 WP

Dravon Ames, holding microphone, speaks to Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, as his fiancee, Iesha Harper, right, holds 1-year-old daughter London, at a community meeting, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Phoenix. The community meeting stems from reaction to a videotaped encounter that surfaced recently of Ames and his pregnant fiancee, … Continue reading WATCH: Phoenix Police Chief Booed While Promising Change at Community Meeting Over Cops’ Treatment of Black Family Suspected of Shoplifting — BCNN1 WP

Sheriff’s Deputies Fire 37 Shots Killing Unarmed Father Of 3 [Video] — Black America Web

An unarmed Black man was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies in South Los Angeles and now his family is threatening to sue; and there has been outrage on social media — including emotional pleas from rapper The Game to the city’s mayor. “Another young black man taken away from his children at the hands of the … Continue reading Sheriff’s Deputies Fire 37 Shots Killing Unarmed Father Of 3 [Video] — Black America Web