Category Archives: Police – Police Abuse

Shawn D. Rochester Pens ‘The Black Tax: Cost of Being Black in America’

Shawn D. Rochester Pens ‘The Black Tax: Cost of Being Black in America’

*While Black Americans have long felt the devastating effects of anti-black discrimination, they have often had great difficulty articulating and substantiating both the existence and impact of that discrimination to an American public who is convinced that it no longer exists. Professionals in academia, the media, and the business community, along with people in the […]

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Bob Johnson’s RLJE Films Acquires ‘Brawl in Cell Block 99’ Starring Vince Vaughn

Bob Johnson’s RLJE Films Acquires ‘Brawl in Cell Block 99’ Starring Vince Vaughn

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*RLJE Films, a brand of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE), has acquired all North American rights to the highly anticipated film “Brawl in Cell Block 99.” After the successful collaboration on the critically acclaimed western Bone Tomahawk, RLJE Films, writer/director S. Craig Zahler, producers Jack Heller from Assemble Media and Dallas Sonnier from Cinestate, unite with IMG Films, on this action-packed film. Los Angeles-based XYZ Films […]

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NAACP President (Cornell William Brooks) to Join Texas Police Killing Demonstrations TONIGHT

NAACP President (Cornell William Brooks) to Join Texas Police Killing Demonstrations TONIGHT

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NAACP President to Join Dallas area Interfaith Leaders at Demonstration and Non-Violent Direct Action Training Against Killing of 15-Year Old by Police Dallas, TX – NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks will fly to Dallas this evening to join Dallas-area Interfaith leaders for a multi-faith community prayer in honor of Jordan Edwards, a 15 […]

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25 Years After L.A. Riots Damian ‘Football’ Williams Reflects on His Life and Role in the Rebellion

25 Years After L.A. Riots Damian ‘Football’ Williams Reflects on His Life and Role in the Rebellion

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*Damian Monroe “Football” Williams never intended to make history, or revolt. But he wanted to make a name for himself, in South Central Los Angeles. In the decade leading up to the 1992 Riots, Williams sat on his porch and watched the happenings between Florence and Raymond, on 71st street. What he saw was the swagger […]

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Atlanta Artist, Shanequa Gay, Sketches Slain Black Men on Canvas

Atlanta Artist, Shanequa Gay, Sketches Slain Black Men on Canvas

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*In celebration of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, Wofford College presents a solo exhibition from nationally acclaimed, Atlanta-based artist Shanequa Gay, titled “Fair Is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair.” The exhibition speaks to the contemporary social and racial climate. It was inspired by a novel by Bill Harris as well as Greek and […]

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Time: The Kalief Browder Story – Premieres 3/1 on Spike [WATCH]

Time: The Kalief Browder Story – Premieres 3/1 on Spike [WATCH]

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*Weinstein Television and Shawn “JAY Z” Carter have teamed up with Spike TV for a groundbreaking event series that will forever change the way we look at the criminal justice system in this country. “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story” a compelling, six-part documentary event series tells the story of Kalief Browder, a young African-American student […]

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Attorney Zulu Ali Announces New Video and Book

Attorney Zulu Ali Announces New Video and Book

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*Created and produced by 10 Nubian Queens and 5 Kings Media, Attorney Zulu Ali announces the release of his insightful lecture entitled Lecture on Black America & American Justice: A History & Paradigm of Retributive Psychosis. The lecture, on video and in print, analyzes the American criminal justice system from its inception to present day […]

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Black Law Enforcement Officer (Bobby F. Kimbrough) Authors ‘Surviving the Stop’

Black Law Enforcement Officer (Bobby F. Kimbrough) Authors ‘Surviving the Stop’

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*For the last 55 years of my life – before I was ever Blue – I was Black. Undeniably black. While spending 30 years in law enforcement, before I was ever recognized as a Senior Special Agent with the U.S. Department Justice, they saw and see a Black man. Whether I, Bobby F. Kimbrough, speak […]

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CopCritic: New Mobile App Designed to Save Black Lives

CopCritic: New Mobile App Designed to Save Black Lives

New CopCritic Mobile App Designed to Save Black Lives
*Victor Holman of Lifecycle Performance Professionals has recently launched CopCritic – the first ever live streaming mobile app and website focused specifically on ensuring safe interactions between law enforcement and the communities they serve. A preview of the app can be viewed on YouTube video here: CopCritic allows the public to view, monitor, rate, comment on […]

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Gun Control Not the Answer Instead We Need Mind Control

Gun Control Not the Answer Instead We Need Mind Control

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*According to the U.S. government itself, there are an estimated 300 million guns in the United States. So is Gun Control the real answer to the violence taking place today? Of course not! The answer lies not in the weapon, but in the mindset of the person. What goes in your head comes out. And […]

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