Friends and neighbors held a vigil for the North Carolina deaf man fatally shot by a state trooper. So far the police have been silent about the deadly encounter.
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EAST POINT, Ga. – A man was shot and killed during a shootout U.S. Marshals in suburban Atlanta. Marshals had been assigned to track Jamarion Rashad…
Award-winning author and film producer Evie Rhodes has written several books about the tragedies and senseless violence in our communities. Her most recent novel turned movie, Expired, highlights a mother’s struggle to cope with the death of her son. On May 20th, Rhodes’ 24-year-old son James Rhodes, was shot and killed in Camden, New Jersey. This tragic […]
The L.A. County Sheriff admitted that a deputy fatally shot an innocent man. He was unarmed and mistaken for a carjacker.
Detective Gordon’s comments, initially reported last month shortly after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, marked the simmering tension between the Black community and law enforcement over police interactions.
“To say that we didn’t mean to shoot the African-American guy, we meant to shoot the guy with the disability makes the person’s life worth nothing,” said Matthew Dietz, the Soto family attorney, in an interview with NBC.
“I don’t know.” That’s the response the North Miami police officer gave to shooting victim Charles Kinsey, when he asked why the officer opened fire as he lay flat on the ground, hands outstretched to prove he was no threat to the police.
https://twitter.com/DallasPD/status/751262719584575488 Dallas Police on Thursday may have identified the wrong man as a suspect in the shooting deaths of four officers. The man, Mark Hughes, later turned himself into police, CBS News reports: CBS Dallas Fort Worth affiliate KTVT spoke to Corey Hughes, a protest organizer who claimed to be the identified suspect’s brother. Hughes said […]
Castile’s family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a “laid-back,” “good person.”