Macron bemoans racial profiling and police brutality in France

France plans to launch a government-monitored online tool in January that is designed to identify and root out discrimination by police, President Emmanuel Macron said Friday. Macron called it “unbearable” that people of color are more likely to be stopped by law enforcement officers than white people. “We are going to set up a large … Continue reading Macron bemoans racial profiling and police brutality in France

3 ex-cops who helped Derek Chauvin kill George Floyd have been charged

Two of three Minneapolis police officers accused of aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd were rookies barely off probation when a more senior white officer ignored the black man's cries for help and pressed a knee into his neck, defense attorneys said Thursday. Earl Gray said his client, former Officer Thomas Lane, … Continue reading 3 ex-cops who helped Derek Chauvin kill George Floyd have been charged

I CAN’T BREATHE: Americans protesting death of unarmed black man

The four officers involved in the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis on Monday night were swiftly fired, but there was chaos in the city nonetheless Tuesday night as thousands marched to protest George Floyd's death. The Star-Tribune notes the protest march began peacefully, but ultimately turned violent as protesters reached the Minneapolis PD's Third Precinct, where some … Continue reading I CAN’T BREATHE: Americans protesting death of unarmed black man

US cops on horseback handcuff and pull a black man with rope around his neck

A “helpless” black man was arrested, handcuffed and pulled to the police station with a rope around his neck. In the "walk-of-shame" incident which occurred in Galveston County, two mounted cops arrested 43-year-old Donald Neely and had to walk him down a Galveston street—with rope around his neck even though he was already in chains. … Continue reading US cops on horseback handcuff and pull a black man with rope around his neck

Corrupt system responsible for police brutality against Blacks in the U.S.

  Brian Encinia said that he ordered Sandra Bland out of her vehicle, forced her to the ground, and handcuffed her on July 10, 2015, because he feared for his safety. Brian Encinia, a former trooper with the Texas Department of Safety, confronting Sandra Bland at a traffic stop. Photo: Sandra Bland “My safety was in … Continue reading Corrupt system responsible for police brutality against Blacks in the U.S.