Elijah McClain: Sheneen McClain relieved her son ‘is no longer labeled a suspect’ after investigation into officers’ actions – CNN

The whole premise of this incident makes my blood boil! They always pick on folks they know won’t fight back….. bottom feeders

Sheneen McClain cried reading an independent investigative report Monday that said Colorado police officers involved her son’s death did not have the legal basis to stop, frisk or restrain Elijah McClain.

“It was overwhelming knowing my son was innocent the entire time and just waiting on the facts and proof of it,” Sheneen McClain told CNN. “My son’s name is cleared now. He’s no longer labeled a suspect. He is actually a victim.”

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5 face hate crime charges in alleged attack against black Va. pastor; he was arrested when he called for help

Five people face hate crime charges in an alleged assault on a black pastor June 1.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, Va. (WHSV/Gray News) — Five people have been arrested in Shenandoah County in connection to an ongoing case surrounding a black pastor who was allegedly assaulted by a group of people, drew a weapon to protect himself and ended up being the one arrested, WHSV reported.

According to an announcement from Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy Carter on Friday afternoon, the charge of brandishing a firearm against Pastor Leon McCray, of Lighthouse Church & Marketplace Ministries International in Woodstock, was dropped earlier this week.

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Police Bodycam Footage Shows Officers Lying, Conspiring, and Tampering With Evidence in the Brittany Chrishawn Williams Case

Police bodycam footage of Brittany Chrishawn Williams case

Brittany Chrishawn Williams, who was brutalized after police trespassed on her property in Jacksonville, Florida, releases bodycam footage that exposes the lies of the officers.

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How Law Enforcement Gets Around Your Smartphone’s Encryption : Android

 

This recently released research paper: Data Security on Mobile Devices: Current State of the Art, Open Problems, and Proposed Solutions by Matthew Green and his team which is also covered by WIRED talks about design flaw in data encryption of android and iOS. Wired brushes off most of the technical details and the paper didn’t cover android’s File Based Encryption very well which I think needs some clarity on it. The paper draws the correct conclusion though and what should be improved in successor android versions.

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The B.L.A. ( Black Liberation Army ) 1970s to 1980s History | newafrikan77

I see a lot of interesting info about the BLA and I thought I would share this…

After the social upheavals of the 1960s failed to trigger the vast systemic changes many protesters sought, the early 1970s saw a number of militant groups form secoret underground cells that pledged to use violence in an attempt to fight for civil rights, end the Vietnam War and, in the minds of the hard core, trigger a violent revolution in the streets of America.

While groups like the Weather Underground, the Black Liberation Army and the Symbionese Liberation Army were vehemently anti-war, their core motivation was rallying the black community toward open revolt. It was a time when police brutality was rampant—far worse than today, by most measures—and white police officers rarely were prosecuted when they killed black civilians. The underground groups of the ‘70s thus made police their first and most frequent targets. The Weather Underground did so with bombs, until one went off accidentally, killing three of its members, leading the group to disavow murderous violence.

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Black Mom Swarmed & Beaten by Philly Riot Police with Toddler in Car Demands Officers Be Fired | Democracy Now!

I know 1st hand Philly PD ain’t shit…..

A Black mother who was attacked by a horde of Philadelphia police officers is speaking out about the harrowing experience. Rickia Young was driving an SUV with her 2-year-old son and teenage nephew on October 27 as the city was engulfed in protest over the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. earlier that day. Officers descended on the vehicle, broke its windows, assaulted and arrested her and separated her from her child. Young’s arrest went viral due to a shocking video of the police swarming her vehicle, and after the National Fraternal Order of Police — the country’s largest police union — posted a photo of her 2-year-old on social media, falsely claiming he “was lost during the violent riots in Philadelphia, wandering around barefoot in an area that was experiencing complete lawlessness.” More than a month after the police attack, Rickia Young is demanding the officers involved be fired. “The police have not offered an explanation as to why they acted the way they did that night. They responded instead with a police investigation into Rickia,” says Kevin Mincey, Rickia Young’s attorney.

Black Mom Swarmed & Beaten by Philly Riot Police with Toddler in Car Demands Officers Be Fired | Democracy Now!

LMPD Explorer sex scandal: Police lied to conceal records from public

Kenneth Betts, left, and Brandon Wood

so Louisville PD just scumbuckets all the way round…. like most LE if u dig deep enough….

Louisville Metro Police concealed at least 738,000 records documenting the sexual abuse of Explorer Scouts by two officers — then lied to keep the files from the public, records show.

The Courier Journal last year requested all records regarding sexual abuse of minors by two officers in the Explorer Scout program for youths interested in law enforcement careers.

Police officials and the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office said they couldn’t comply, insisting all the records had been turned over to the FBI for its investigation.

But that wasn’t true, according to records The Courier Journal recently obtained in the appeal of its open records case. 

In fact, the department still had at least 738,000 records, which the city allowed to be deleted.

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Oregon Deputy on Leave After Advising Militia Members How To Get Away With Murder (Watch) – EURweb

who knew LE was complicit in the actions of right-wing violence /sarcasm

*An Oregon sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave Saturday after he was caught on video advising local militia members how to get away with using lethal force while protecting the area from “Antifa,” whom he blamed for the wildfires currently ravaging the state.

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#TimesUp On Criminalizing Masculinity

All this LMNOP ish is an attack on heterosexual men and specifically Indigenous men….

Terry Crews revealed a #MeToo moment of his own earlier this year. While he became the butt of many jokes, some of us took heed of what he said and thought about our lives. Were their times we were touched as we were younger and ignored it despite feeling comfortable? The touch usually came from a family friend, friend, relative, respected person in the community and the person wasn’t always a male. Continue reading