December 14, 2019

Category: Police Brutality News

Black Panthers’ Fred Hampton killed 50 years ago in …

Black Panthers’ Fred Hampton killed 50 years ago in … For a generation of Chicagoans, their opinion of what happened in 1969 when Chicago police raided the West Side apartment of Black Panther Party members depended greatly on what neighborhood they called home. © Don Casper / Chicago Tribune/Chicago Tribune/TNS On Dec. 4, 1969, Fred […]

The Chicago police raid that killed Black Panthers Fred …

The Chicago police raid that killed Black Panthers Fred … When the shooting stopped, Hampton, 21, and Clark, 22, were dead. Four other Panthers and two police officers were wounded. Seven Panthers in the residence were charged with attempted murder. The Dec. 4, 1969, confrontation at 2337 W. Monroe St. ended quickly, but the controversy […]

Sterling Brown: What’s next in police brutality case …

Sterling Brown: What’s next in police brutality case … Sterling Brown is prepared to go to trial rather than settle. Sports Illustrated on what’s next in the Milwaukee Bucks’ guard’s police brutality court case. New court filings in the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown against the City of Milwaukee […]

William Barr suggests ‘communities’ that protest police …

William Barr suggests ‘communities’ that protest police … “Today, the Americans people have to focus on something else, which is the sacrifice and the service that is given by our law enforcement officers. And they have to start showing, more than they do, the respect and support that law enforcement deserves,” Barr said in pointed […]

Black Panthers’ Fred Hampton killed 50 years ago in …

Black Panthers’ Fred Hampton killed 50 years ago in … Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the EU market. We continue to identify technical compliance solutions that will provide all […]

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong seniors rally to back students as …

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong seniors rally to back students as … (Adds detail about Kowloon Bay protest) By Kate O’Donnell-Lamb and Felix Tam HONG KONG, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Secondary school students and retirees joined forces to protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first of several weekend rallies planned across the city, as pro-democracy activists […]

In 1969, charismatic Black Panthers leader Fred Hampton …

In 1969, charismatic Black Panthers leader Fred Hampton … Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the EU market. We continue to identify technical compliance solutions that will provide all readers […]

Police body-slam was an ‘emergency takedown’ after man …

Police body-slam was an ‘emergency takedown’ after man … The body-slamming of a 29-year-old man by a Chicago police officer on Thursday was an “emergency takedown maneuver” prompted by the man licking the officer’s face and spitting in his eye, prosecutors said Sunday. © Scott Olson/Getty Images File photo of Chicago police cruisers. Bernard Kersh, […]

Police body-slam was an ‘emergency takedown’ after man …

Police body-slam was an ‘emergency takedown’ after man … The body-slamming of a 29-year-old man by a Chicago police officer on Thursday was an “emergency takedown maneuver” prompted by the man licking the officer’s face and spitting in his eye, prosecutors said Sunday. © Scott Olson/Getty Images File photo of Chicago police cruisers. Bernard Kersh, […]

Chicago police slammed a man’s head to a curb for …

Chicago police slammed a man’s head to a curb for … Now, amid public outrage over the officer’s actions, Kersh stands charged with aggravated battery for allegedly spitting in the officer’s face — the offense that police say prompted the violent arrest. On Sunday, Kersh pleaded not guilty to the charges, which include resisting arrest, […]