Tag: Racism

Video Shows Unarmed Man Gunned Down in Walmart
By September 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Video Shows Unarmed Man Gunned Down in Walmart

On August 5, 2014, police shot an unarmed man, 22 year old John Crawford III, in a Walmart in Dayton, Ohio. Recently released video footage shows the moment police killed him. A 911 call reported on August 5 that a black man was roaming Walmart waving what appeared to be a rifle. After the shooting […]

New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success
By September 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success

Race and gender disparities in opportunity and academic achievement lead to high dropout rates, limited job opportunities, and increased risk of poverty     (Washington, D.C.)  A comprehensive report released today by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) reveals that African American girls are faring worse […]

“Blacks Are Animals” Says Florida Politician
By September 19, 2014 4 Comments Read More →

“Blacks Are Animals” Says Florida Politician

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr gave the famous “I Have a Dream” speech before thousands on the National Mall in Washington, DC. In the speech, King said, I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color […]

NYPD Arrests Every Turnstile Hopper
By September 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

NYPD Arrests Every Turnstile Hopper

With U.S. crime rates at historic lows not seen since the 1950s, the NYPD has decided to ramp up its harassment of citizens. After all, if there are fewer murders, rapes, and armed robberies, then law enforcement should shift its efforts to relatively harmless offenses like jay-walking, selling cigarettes without a license and, now, turnstile […]

Cop Rapes 8 Women
By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Cop Rapes 8 Women

Former Eastern Michigan University Football player and Oklahoma City cop, Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, provided additional ammunition for the old adage that “Power corrupts.” The 27-year-old Holtzclaw threatened his victims with arrest if they refused to have sex with him. He was charged on Friday on several criminal counts, including two counts of first degree rape, four counts of forcible […]