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Black Protesters Arrested By NYPD Were Charged With Felony Way More Than White Demonstrators, Data Shows

The NYPD made multiple arrests around Times Square where the...

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After George Floyd‘s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, protests erupted around the world, causing further examples of police brutality to be caught on camera amongst demonstrators.

One police department that faced major criticism was the New York City Police Department when brutal clips showed incidents like officers shoving pedestrians to the ground and police vehicles driving into protesters.

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Bodycam Transcript Shows George Floyd Cop Was Extra Hostile From The Start

One of the former police officers involved with George Floyd’s killing has argued that there isn’t enough evidence to show he committed a crime, but a transcript from his bodycam during the deadly encounter in Minneapolis on Memorial Day showed he was extremely hostile from the beginning despite responding to a report of a nonviolent crime. The revelation suggests Thomas Lane played much more of an aggressive role in Floyd’s death than his defense lawyer has been letting on.

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WNBA Players Call For Senator Kelly Loeffler To Step Down After Suspect Black Live Matters Remarks

The WNBA may have been conveying a message of togetherness with the Black Lives Matter PSA, but according to players, Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler doesn’t practice the sentiment at home.

According to published reports, WNBA players are calling for Senator and Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler to step down after she called the Black armed protesters who gathered at the headquarters of the Ku Klux Klan in response to public threats against Black Americans, a “mob [Read more]

Fired! Hair Stylist Accused Of Not Cutting ‘Black People’s Hair’ Loses Her Job

Supercuts store in North Brunswick Township, New Jersey...

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A mother is calling out a Supercuts in Westborough, Massachusetts, after she says a stylist blatantly made a racist statement in front of her children.

According to a Facebook post on July 4, Damalyn Ellslager-Matthews brought her three children ages, 2, 5 and 7 to the Supercuts for a trim. According to Ellslager-Matthews, her family was told that they should have informed the hair salon that her children were Black beforehand because [Read more]

Black Driver Charged With Murdering One Of The ‘Racists’ Attacking Him Stood His Ground, Lawyers Say

William Marcus Wilson

A Black driver jailed after fatally shooting at a “truckload of belligerent racists” trying to run him off the road should be held to the same legal standards as white defendants who cite Georgia’s Stand Your Ground laws, defense attorneys said on Monday. Lawyers representing William Marcus (Marc) Wilson hosted a virtual press conference to publicize the weeks-old case in the town of Statesboro one day ahead of a preliminary hearing in the case.

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