Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing released its final report after six months of work. The report told us what we all know, “People are more likely to obey the law when they believe that those who are enforcing it have the legitimate authority to tell them what to do . . . .” The public confers legitimacy only on those they believe are acting in procedurally just ways. A Cleveland police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car after a chase and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants in 2012 was just acquitted of manslaughter on Saturday by an Ohio judge. 5 police officers have been killed in the line of duty and 26 people have been killed by police officers in America so far THIS MONTH.
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Backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago has agreed to pay 5.5million dollars to victims of police torture in 1970s and 80s under the regime of a notorious former police commander, in an attempt to close a dark chapter in the city’s history.For the first time in America, this historic package of reparations will be paid out to living survivors, almost all African American men, who were mistreated in a long episode of police brutality that ran under Jon Burge.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Whether you are an NFL fan or not,the "term" DEFLATEGATE is now synonymous with the 2015 AFC Championship between the Patriots and the Colts.The Patriot's victory raised speculation that some of the game balls were underinflated.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known by his stage name B.B. King, was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Rolling Stone ranked King number 6 on its 2011 list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time (previously ranked number 3 in the 2003 edition of the same list). He was ranked No. 17 in Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time"
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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- Attorneys for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray want State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby replaced with an independent prosecutor.
- What does it mean to be a Black man or woman in America?
- How do we end the school to prison pipeline for our young Black Men?
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