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Weekly Roundup: SC & Texas Shootings, Santa Cruz Wild Fire and more

Hero firefighter tackled shooter at South Carolina elementary school — WAVY-TV

Jamie Brock, a 30-year veteran volunteer firefighter, tackled and held the suspect until law enforcement arrived to arrest him.

via Hero firefighter tackled shooter at South Carolina elementary school — WAVY-TV

The juvenile who authorities say is also suspected of fatally shooting his father before the violence at Townville Elementary School was due in court Friday morning for an initial hearing.

via Hearing set for teen held in South Carolina school shooting — KSNT News


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Unbelievable pictures show China’s ‘own Dead Sea’ – a blood red lake that’s become a tourist attraction


 

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Wildfire Chews Through California’s Santa Cruz Mountains

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Houston gunman’s rampage ends with suspect dead

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Houston shooting: Gunman reportedly wearing Nazi uniform in attack that wounded 9 at shopping centre

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Keith Scott case, Manslaughter Charge for Tulsa Officer Shelby, and more news

Here are a few links to some of the latest news articles and blog posts.


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Video Emerges From Scene Of Charlotte Police Shooting Of Keith Scott from NPR.org


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Five New York Prison Guards Charged in ’13 Beating of Inmate

 

 

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Terence Crutcher Shooting, Charlotte Police shoots disabled man, and Sandra Bland settlement case update

via Terence Crutcher Shooting: Pro Athletes Speak Out About Death — LA Sports Pulse

Instagram The police shooting of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma made national news on Monday, the latest in a long line of unarmed African-American men killed by officers. Plenty of athletes have spoken out about it, just as they have in other similar cases. Russell Westbrook, who just signed an extension with the Oklahoma City…

via The NBA Community Collectively Condemns The Shooting Of Terence Crutcher — Real Stories – UPROXX


Charlotte Police Fatally Shoot Disabled Black Man, Sparking Protests — News One

Police shot and killed a Black man at a Charlotte, North Carolina, housing division Tuesday during a search for a suspect on an outstanding warrant, according to WSOCTV. According to USA Today, police observed an unidentified man inside of a vehicle. Police say he exited with a firearm and then re-entered the car. Officers say when they approached the vehicle, they…

via Charlotte Police Fatally Shoot Disabled Black Man, Sparking Protests — News One


Sandra Bland’s Family Awarded $1.9 Million Settlement — We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

“How did switching lanes with no signal turn into all of this?” (Question left on a voicemail by Sandra Bland during a call from the jail house.) On July 10, 2015, Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Brian Encinia stopped Sandra Bland for failure to signal a lane change. Sandra was 28-years old. She was […]

via Sandra Bland’s Family Awarded $1.9 Million Settlement — We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

A Firsthand View of the Rise of the Black Panther Party — TIME

Stephen Shames’ photographs offer an intimate look at the workings of the Black Panther Party

via A Firsthand View of the Rise of the Black Panther Party — TIME

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe stands against Dakota Access, construction halted

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Here’s a brief rundown on the latest events surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline and the protest that have sprung up around it.

Government Pauses Construction on Part of North Dakota Pipeline

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North Dakota Governor Activates National Guard, Tribal Leaders Respond

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In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens

 

North Dakota Tribe’s Request to Stop Work on Pipeline Denied — CBS St. Louis

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) – (UPDATED 3:52 p.m.) Federal authorities say they want to review their permitting for the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota and have asked that the company “voluntarily pause” construction on a 40-mile span of land that Standing Rock Sioux officials say holds sacred sites and artifacts.…

via North Dakota Tribe’s Request to Stop Work on Pipeline Denied — CBS St. Louis

A judge has denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request to temporarily stop construction on the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline.

via Tribe’s request to stop work on pipeline denied — KSN-TV

Stein to return to North Dakota for protest-related charges

North Dakota oil pipeline protest finds support in Denver, hundreds gather at State Capitol

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Brothers Sulaiman Lee, Noel Kerr and Leonegus Darealest Empower Youth Through Books via Black Child Promotions in U.K.

article by Rianna Raymond-Williams via voice-online.co.uk Three brothers from Tottenham, North London, are on a mission to raise the self-esteem of African Caribbean children through books. Sulaima…

Source: Brothers Sulaiman Lee, Noel Kerr and Leonegus Darealest Empower Youth Through Books via Black Child Promotions in U.K.

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What Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Reveals About America — The Communication Activist

In a recent GQ interview, NFL quarterback Cam Newton claimed that the United States is “beyond” racism as a country. His response stemmed from a larger question about the racist criticism he faced during the 2015-2016 regular season. “I don’t think of it like that,” Newton said. “I don’t want this to be about race, because it’s […]

via What Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Reveals About America — The Communication Activist

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#VeteransForKaepernick Exploded On Twitter Tuesday Night — The Big Lead

The hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick exploded on Twitter Tuesday night.

via #VeteransForKaepernick Exploded On Twitter Tuesday Night — The Big Lead

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President Obama Surveys Louisiana’s Flood Damage Amid Complaints He’s Late — KTLA

President Barack Obama toured flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday, surveying wreckage that has also become a political football. U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with residents as he tours a flood-affected area in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Aug. 23, 2016. (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) “We are heartbroken by the loss of life,” Obama said after seeing…

via President Obama Surveys Louisiana’s Flood Damage Amid Complaints He’s Late — KTLA

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Breaking News: Police officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge

WAFB-LIVE STREAMING NEWS FROM BATON ROGUE—Officials confirm 3 law enforcement officers dead, 2 suspects at large

Updating with details as they become available… Cable news networks covering yet another horrific shooting incident today. Three police officers were killed and at least three others wounded in Baton Rouge, LA, early this morning when they were shot less than a mile from police headquarters. One suspect — who was armed with an assault rifle, wearing […]

via 3 Police Officers Killed, 3 Wounded In Baton Rouge Shooting; Obama & Industry React – Update — Deadline

In a city already tense following a high-profile police shooting of an African-American man, three Baton Rouge police officers were killed and three others wounded Sunday. Officials think the attack on the officers is the work of multiple gunmen. Police received a call of a “suspicious person walking down with an assault rifle,” a source…

via Baton Rouge shooting: 3 officers killed, hunt on for shooters — Channel 2 News

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three law enforcement officers were killed and three others wounded Sunday morning in a shooting at a gas station in Baton Rouge, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here. One suspect in the shooting was killed and authorities believe two others might…

via Baton Rouge Shooting Kills 3 Officers, Wounds 3 Others — CBS Los Angeles

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