A California mother says she believes her 7-year-old son’s race was a factor when his elementary school called the sheriff’s department after a white peer, who’d reportedly been bullying the child, falsely accused him of having a gun in his backpack. 646 more words‘I’m Insulted. I’m Offended.’: California Mom Says Race a Factor After 7-Year-Old Black … Continue reading ‘I’m Insulted. I’m Offended.’: California Mom Says Race a Factor After 7-Year-Old Black Son Was Questioned by Authorities Following Claim from White Schoolmate About a Gun — Atlanta Black Star
https://www.youtube.com/embed/Dx2_HU9YaSc?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Martina Falk (right) hired an attorney when her 6-year-old daughter Nadia King was committed to a mental health facility in Florida. A black Florida mother is demanding accountability after her 6-year-old daughter with special needs was committed to a mental health facility for a 48-hour psychiatric evaluation without her consent. Authorities claimed in an … Continue reading 6-year-old Florida girl committed to mental health facility for ‘temper tantrum at school’ — Mosi-Blog
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 Texas police officer has been charged in the shooting that killed an unarmed Black man during a traffic stop last year. Temple officer Carmen DeCruz… 630 more wordsTexas Cop Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man, Police Accused of Evidence Tampering — 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
An Arkansas police officer has been relieved of duty after authorities saw disturbing footage of him fulfilling his duties by choking a black high school student. Read more...School Resource Officer Suspended for Choking Black Student — The Root Sick bastard.