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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