Tag Archives: Police brutality in the United States

30Oct/17

Most of NFL’s Houston Texans kneel during anthem to protest owner Bob McNair

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 29, 2017) (NBC) – Most of the National Football League’s Houston Texans team knelt in protest as the national anthem was played for Sunday’s game in Seattle, an apparent rebuke of team owner Bob McNair for his remark about “inmates running the prison.” Continue reading

17Sep/17

St. Louis protest turns violent after earlier peaceful march over police acquittal

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (NBC) – Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. Continue reading

29Apr/17

LA riots attacker speaks out on 25th anniversary

Twenty five years after Henry Keith Watson took part in a brutal attack on white truck driver Reginald Denny – an incident that helped spark the 1992 Los Angeles riots – he says current disparities and racism in south LA could easily incite people to riot again.
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27Apr/17

United pulls out $10K for your seat

United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier’s efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger.
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14Apr/17

Man stung by scorpion on United Airlines flight

A man says he was stung by a scorpion that fell out of the overhead bin on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Calgary.
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11Apr/17

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane

CHICAGO, USA (APRIL 10, 2017) ( JAYSE D ANSPACH) – United Airlines sparked outrage on Monday (April 10) for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked.
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05Sep/16

San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick speaks to reporters following second anthem protest

Quarterback pledges one million dollars to charity as his protest continues
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18Jan/16
MLK Memorial

FBI Director Comey lays wreath to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

FBI Director James Comey discusses police shootings before laying a wreath at memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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27Dec/15

Chicago police fatally shoot two people, one by mistake

Two people were shot dead by Chicago police, one by mistake, during a domestic disturbance call on Saturday.
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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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