Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

10Aug/15

Man critical after exchange of gunfire in Ferguson – police

A man who fired at police during protests in Ferguson is in a critical condition after being wounded in a gun battle with officers, St. Louis county police chief says.

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09Aug/15

Black Lives Matter protesters shut down Bernie Sanders event in Seattle

Bernie Sanders is forced to leave the stage after a handful of Black Lives Matter protesters disrupt his rally.

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08Aug/15

Texas officer shoots dead college football player after car dealership crash

A Texas police officer fatally shot a 19-year-old college football player suspected of driving a car through the window of a Dallas-area car dealership.

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08Aug/15

Ferguson braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting

Activists held a small rally in Ferguson as the city braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting.

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26Jul/15

Hundreds mourn for woman found dead in Texas jail cell

Hundreds of family and friends gather in Illinois for the funeral of Sandra Bland who was found dead in a Texas jail cell.

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20Jul/15

Unarmed Mississippi man allegedly strangled to death by police officer

USA (Next Media) – Witnesses have told investigators that an unarmed black man was strangled to death in Stonewall, Mississippi after he was held in a chokehold by a police officer for more than 20 minutes in early July.
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17Jul/15

Sandra Bland found dead in Texas jail cell

USA (Next Media) – African American civil rights activist Sandra Bland was found dead in her Waller County jail cell on Monday in what has initially been ruled a suicide.
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23May/15

Cleveland officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects

Cleveland police officer found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects.

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01May/15

Charges to be filed in death of Freddie Grey-prosecutor

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announces that charges will be filed against the police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray.

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28Apr/15

Night of rioting in Baltimore results in burnt buildings, cars and ransacked shops – amateur videos

A day and night of violence in Baltimore leaves cars’ wreckage and litter on streets and shops damaged, amateur videos show. The violence followed the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

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