“Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman’s room”


CNN

“(CNN) – An improvised team of Las Vegas police officers — two K-9 officers, a detective, and a SWAT team member — were among those who first converged on the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on October 1, as Stephen Paddock was firing into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers.” MORE

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“Trump Attacks Protesting Athletes: A Closer Look”


“The violent policing of Black motherhood: How and why cops target mothers of color”


SALON

“This Is Why We Must Continue To Say ‘Black Lives Matter’


HUFFINGTON POST


We must stop making excuses and face the reality that all too often, officers will use unnecessary force on black citizens in this country.

“Gil Scott-Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Full Band Version)”


“Officers Rally And Dinkins Is Their Target”


THE NEW YORK TIMES

Thousands of off-duty police officers thronged around City Hall yesterday, swarming through police barricades to rally on the steps of the hall and blocking traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge for nearly an hour in the most unruly and angry police demonstration in recent memory.

The 300 uniformed officers who were supposed to control the crowd did little or nothing to stop the protesters from jumping barricades, tramping on automobiles, mobbing the steps of City Hall or taking over the bridge. In some cases, the on-duty officers encouraged the protesters.  MORE

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“Court rules that black men may have legitimate reason to run from police”


DAILY KOS

This week alone at least three new names were added to the already too long list of black boys and men killed by law enforcement. Tyree King, a 13-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio; Terrence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, were all shot to death by police. For black men in America, a seemingly run-of-the-mill police stop can turn deadly in a single moment. Now, even the highest court in Massachusetts is acknowledging that black men may reasonably avoid police interaction, even when they've done nothing wrong.

This week alone at least three new names were added to the already too long list of black boys and men killed by law enforcement. Tyree King, a 13-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio; Terrence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, were all shot to death by police.
For black men in America, a seemingly run-of-the-mill police stop can turn deadly in a single moment. Now, even the highest court in Massachusetts is acknowledging that black men may reasonably avoid police interaction, even when they’ve done nothing wrong.

 

 

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“MSNBC’s Mike Barnicle: The Problem With The Study On Police Bias Is It “Takes Our Eye Off The Ball”


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