Tag Archives: Race and crime in the United States

09Oct/17

Potentially disturbing video: Police shoot black man as he runs away

Newly released bodycam video shows a Salt Lake City police officer shooting and killing a black man as he ran away after the officer attempted to arrest him. Linda So reports. Continue reading

31Aug/17

Georgia cop heard saying ‘we only kill black people’ in dashcam footage

MARIETTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES (COBB COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT) – Recently-released dashcam video from the Cobb County Police Department in Georgia shows a police lieutenant telling a woman “we only kill black people” after she expresses concern for her safety when she is instructed him to reach down and use her mobile phone. Continue reading

21Jan/17

Sundance shines light on Ferguson unrest

‘Whose Streets?’, which has received glowing reviews at the Sundance film festival, explores the community behind the headlines of the civil unrest in the US suburb of Ferguson following the death of African American Michael Brown by a white police officer.
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22Sep/16

National Guard deploys in Charlotte

National Guard troops are deployed in Charlotte following second night of violent protests sparked by a fatal police shooting of a black man.

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08Aug/16

Hundreds protest fatal shooting of black teen by Chicago police

Hundreds of people gathered to protest the fatal shooting death of a black unarmed teenager by Chicago police. Continue reading

18Mar/16

Fatal fall of L.A. worker from unfinished high-rise probed as suicide

The fatal fall of a construction worker from an unfinished L.A. skyscraper is under investigation as a possible suicide, the medical examiner’s office says.

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19Jan/16

Black Lives Matter protest shuts down the Bay Bridge

A Black Lives Matter protest shut down the Bay Bridge in San Francisco causing hundreds of cars to get stuck in a massive traffic jam.

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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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24Nov/15

Several people shot, wounded near Minnesota protest site

Several people are shot and wounded near a protest area after an unarmed black man was shot by a Minneapolis police officer a week ago.

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