Chicago Police Department Supt. Garry McCarthy has recommended the firing of the off-duty officer who shot and killed unarmed Rekia Boyd in 2012.
Outraged over the violent shooting of Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer, protesters on Tuesday took to the streets and social media to condemn what appears to be nothing short of an execution.
Dash-cam footage of the police execution of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald has sparked protests in Chicago.
JUST IN: 2 men have turned themselves in after overnight shootings of 5 Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis https://t.co/cGT4EXNwWD — NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) November 25,…
Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is White, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday morning and “will be the first on-duty Chicago police officer to be charged with that crime,” the report says.
In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke discussed Clarke’s views on the Black Lives Matter movement.
“A group of White supremacists showed up at the protest, as they have done most nights,” Miski Noor, a media contact for Black Lives Matter told the Star Tribune.
*A 22-year-old man is dead after his own mother shot him as they drove home from her birthday party, according to reports. Dora Blake, 47, from Minden, Louisiana, was arrested on a murder charge early Sunday for killing her 22-year-old son, Patrick Hollingsworth, according to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. She was also charged with attempted murder … Continue reading Drunk Mom Shoots Son Dead During Drive From Her B’Day Party →
It got downright ugly at a Donald Trump rally Saturday (11-21-15) in Alabama. A black man – representing the #BlackLivesMatter movement – attempting to protest at the rally, was tackled, punched and kicked by a group of Trump supporters as he shouted “Black lives matter” during the Republican presidential candidate’s speech at the Birmingham Jefferson … Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter Protester Attacked at Donald Trump Rally (WATCH) →