On Sunday, the highly-anticipated HBO series Watchmen set the internet ablaze with America’s shocked reactions to a little-known incident frequently called the Tulsa Race Riots. The bombing of Black Wall Street is common knowledge to a large percentage of black folks (we’ve written about it at least 20 times, including here, here and here), but apparently it’s news to a lot of people who prefer a whitewashed, sanitized version of American history. Continue reading →
Money is never enough if it doesn’t bankrupt these corrupt LE agencies….
A Baltimore County jury on Friday awarded more than $37 million in damages in the civil lawsuit brought by the family of Korryn Gaines, the 23-year-old Randallstown woman who was shot and killed by county police after a six-hour standoff in 2016. Continue reading →
All ghettos and favelas are designed to kill us off without most of the public noticing…. as in Brazil as it is in AmeriKKKa….
When I first starting researching the history of brothers and sisters in Brazil at the end of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st, I honestly thought titles of books by the great Abdias do Nascimento such as Brazil: Mixture or Massacre or The Genocide of the black Brazilian were exaggerations. Now, nearly two decades later, I see these books as the grim prognosis of a reality that has been in the works for more than a century. The more I dig, the more I find evidence that the extinction of the black Brazilian is an ongoing work in progress. Continue reading →
Things u can do when u are a white female and a murderer… FTP
Former Tulsa, Oklahoma cop Betty Jo Shelby, who killed an unarmed Terence Crutcher last September, will have the shooting expunged from her record.
Shelby was acquitted of manslaughter in Crutcher’s shooting in May. According to KOTV, Shelby requested the killing be expunged from her record and her wish was granted by a local judge. Continue reading →
Yeah I know I’ve personally been away for a few weeks but a brother has been hella busy. Moved across the DMV and had to get some logistics together and then I got bombed with movies & new TV shows. Continue reading →
Chicago’s finest at work…. corrupt ass bastids… this is the story of just 1 and how he tore apart a neighborhood and families…
Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara is accused of framing at least 51 people for murder. When a group of mothers, aunts and sisters found that no officials — not the state’s attorney’s office, not the mayor’s office — wanted to take up their cause, the women went in search of justice themselves. Next week a man convicted in one of Guevara’s most dubious cases will be in court for what could be his last chance at freedom. Will prosecutors continue fighting to keep Roberto Almodovar behind bars? Continue reading →
The Philadelphia Police Department has taken 72 officers off the street because of social media posts described as racist, sexist, and violent. They were recently revealed by a watchdog group that reviewed thousands of posts from police officers around the country. Errol Barnett reports.
A gang of SWAT officers “terrorized” innocent children when they barged into a Chicago home during a predawn raid and shot an unarmed 12-year-old sitting in bed with his hands up, an Illinois mother’s lawsuit alleges. Continue reading →
There is a lot of disturbing things about this story, but the one that really hits home is once Shai Werts knew the cops were behind him, he called 911 to tell them he was going to pull over but wanted to get to a more well-lit area.
That is the fear any black man has when dealing with the cops and that was just the start of the racial profiling. Continue reading →