Why We Need a White History Month | The Amber Ruffin Show – YouTube

It’s Black History Month! Yay! Every morning this month, Amber wakes up and looks to see what’s waiting for her under the Tubman Tree. Will it be a white person telling her what Martin Luther King would have wanted? Or, better yet—someone saying, “Why do we need a Black History Month? How would you like it if we had a White History Month?” You might be thinking, “every month is White History Month.” But hear Amber out—maybe we *do* need a White History Month, because the American history that’s taught in schools is so whitewashed, we don’t learn the real story.

Why We Need a White History Month | The Amber Ruffin Show – YouTube

Crime Prediction Software Promised to Be Free of Biases. New Data Shows It Perpetuates Them

PredPol Honored to Present at NOBLE Conference - Santa ...

Just think if someone hadn’t stumbled on to this ineptitude on securing their servers which is a whole nother issue… this is the epitome of programmed bias when we know ofays do more crime than anyone…

Millions of crime predictions left on an unsecured server show PredPol mostly avoided Whiter neighborhoods, targeted Black and Latino neighborhoods.

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Chicago Man Called 911 for Help During Domestic Dispute. A Police Officer with a History of Assault Shot the Man Within Seconds of Arriving.

Alberto Covarrubias, a Chicago police officer who shot and killed Michael Craig, a Black man who called 911 with a domestic violence complaint last month, had a history of drinking and was disciplined for his on duty behavior in the past, records show. 

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Louisiana State Trooper Who Believed Officers Involved In Ronald Greene’s Death Received a ‘Slap on the Wrist’ Has Been Fired After Leaking Documents Exposing an Alleged Cover-Up

Carl Cavalier (right) receiving a medal of honor in 2018 for his bravery. 

Carl Cavalier, a state trooper with the Louisiana State Police Department reportedly has been fired in the wake of his leaks of internal records regarding the 2019 death of Ronald Greene, a Black motorist who was beaten, tased, bound face-down on the ground, and later died while in police custody. 

In the aftermath of the incident, Greene’s family was told that their loved one had died of injuries sustained in a car crash at the end of a chase, although the 49-year-old’s vehicle showed little to support that claim. 

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Illinois Set to Become First State to Ban Law Enforcement from Lying and Using Deceptive Tactics When Interrogating Minors

I’ll believe it when I see it in the Ill State

Some significant changes could be taking place soon in Illinois regarding police and how they obtain confessions from underage suspects, USA Today reported

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Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More. — ProPublica

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her head repeatedly into the pavement with such force that a witness to the Sept. 20 incident said it ripped several of Shantel Arnold’s braids from her scalp. A 14-second video captured the incident in the New Orleans suburb where, for decades, Black residents have accused the Sheriff’s Office of targeting them.

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Amazon Now Requires Police to Make Requests for Ring Footage Public

Amazon Ring

Smart home feeds are a fantastic way to catch criminals in the act, but if mishandled, it gives agencies the power to spy on residents without their permission or knowledge. So now, Amazon has declared that if the police want to use Nest footage to solve a crime, they must do so in a public and easily accessible way.

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Black Woman Was Pinned Down and Stripped Naked While Male Officers Watched

 

​Ariel Harrison

After being arrested for allegedly driving drunk, a 31-year-old mother of three was taken to an Illinois jail, where she was held down and forcibly stripped naked in front of male officers, according to recently obtained videos.

Corrections officers say the woman, Ariel Harrison, was uncooperative and that they only removed her clothes because she wouldn’t comply with their orders to undress. But she says she was afraid of being sexually assaulted—and that she shouldn’t have been detained in the first place.

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Signal’s CEO Just Hacked the Cops’ Favorite Phone Cracking Tool


Israeli digital intelligence firm Cellebrite sells software designed to unlock phones and extract their data. As a result, its products are a favorite of law enforcement agencies across the U.S., and police frequently use them to gather evidence from seized devices. In the past, the company has received criticism for its willingness to sell to pretty much any government—including repressive regimes around the world. However, despite its mission to compromise phone security everywhere, Cellebrite would appear to have little interest in securing its own software—if you believe the CEO of encrypted chat app Signal.

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How Kansas City, Kansas, Police Ignored Rape, Murder and Terrorism of Black Women

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The Blue Klux Klan up to their usual BS….. lying and preying on the weak

Content Warning: The following article contains graphic details of sexual assault.

What you are about to read is a true story.

This is a story about a law enforcement officer in Kansas City, Kan., who elected officials, private citizens, lawmakers and fellow police officers who have publicly accused of corruption, sexual assault and even murder. But this is not a story about a man. This is not a story about a police officer. This is not a story about Kansas City, a rapist, a serial killer, policing or America. This is a story about us. This story is about the fundamental question of who we are as human beings.

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