‘I Am So Sorry’: North Carolina Woman Grilled After Recanting Story That Landed Five Black Teens Behind Bars for Years

When will folks leave them ofays alone?!?!?!

A North Carolina woman faced tough questions from the state’s Innocence Inquiry Commission last week after recanting testimony that implicated five Black teens in the 2002 slaying of local man Nathaniel Jones. Continue reading

Police Obtain Warrant for Ancestry.com DNA Database

I been telling folks about this for a while now… go check this link from almost a year ago…

familytreedna gives fbi access to its dna database

A Pennsylvania court gave law enforcement officers access to the world’s largest DNA database in the world. We don’t really know when this happened or why the cops wanted the data. Ancestry.com, however, refused to comply with the warrant and the issue hasn’t really been settled so…I’m sure everything will work out. Continue reading

Five Cops Plead Guilty To Murdering Black People After Hurricane Katrina

Five former police officers pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced number of charges in the deadly shootings on the Danziger Bridge in the days following Hurricane Katrina and are expected to be sentenced to far less prison time than they originally faced. Continue reading

Why the creeping militarisation of our police has experts worried

From “Down Under” but they speak on all the English speaking countries militarizing…. funny how YTs notice it now when it’s been an occupying army in the hood since slavery was ended….

Australian police are increasingly being “militarised”.

Front-line officers in Queensland and Victoria, and specialist units across the country, are being trained in military-style tactics and thinking. Continue reading

Chicago Cops Use Social Media to Track Grieving Families of Gunshot Victims

Only naive people are surprised…..

It was below freezing in Chicago on December 12, 2017 when a 23-year-old man was fatally shot in the abdomen while standing on the sidewalk. In the days following the victim’s death, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) gathered information about the victim on social media. Documents obtained by OneZero indicate that the CPD also went one step further, collecting social media content from individuals who were publicly mourning and grieving for the loss of the 23-year-old man. “I can’t stop crying…” one of the posts collected by the CPD reads, “why would this happen.” Continue reading

Chicago Police Officer William Whitley, convicted of sex trafficking, left Polaroids of nude women on his dashboard: lawsuit – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago’s finest at work eh?

A box full of Polaroid photos of “nude and scantily clad women” was once found on the dashboard of a Chicago Police vehicle used by an officer who would later admit he paid young girls for sex before landing a 25-year prison sentence.

That’s according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday against the city of Chicago and William Whitley, a former Chicago Police Department veteran now serving time in a Texas prison after pleading guilty last year to sex trafficking of a minor. Continue reading

How The 1919 Chicago Race Riot Created Black Street Gangs

It’s a reason gangs started in Chicago….

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

Jury awards more than $37M to family of Korryn Gaines in civil case against Baltimore County – Baltimore Sun

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