Former Police Officer Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Death Of Walter Scott

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By Marina Fang for The Huffington Post - Slager, then an officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, shot Scott while Scott was running away from him. A bystander captured the death on cell [...]

Lawyers For Keith Davis Jr. File Motion For New Trial

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By Brandon Soderberg Baynard Woods for Baltimore Beat - Lawyers for Keith Davis Jr., a man shot by Baltimore Police in 2015 and subsequently charged with and eventually convicted of the murder of [...]

Protesters Call For Charges Against Officer Who Killed Teen

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By Staff of Associated Press - HARTFORD, Conn. — Protesters on Monday called for criminal charges against a police officer who killed an unarmed 15-year-old boy and for the release of [...]

Haitian Police Massacre Teachers & Students Fighting For Education

By Staff of San Francisco Bay View - Oct. 17 – The Moise regime attacked demonstrations throughout the country marking the anniversary of Haiti’s first coup d’etat in 1806 and the assassination [...]

Eric Garner Videographer: Ramsey Orta Can’t Breathe

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By Josmar Trujillo for FAIR - The only one punished since Eric Garner's killing is the citizen-journalist who recorded it. When we went to a New York state prison to visit Ramsey Orta, the young [...]

The Empire Comes Home

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By Danny Sjursen for The Huffington Post - It was 11 years ago next month: my first patrol of the war and we were still learning the ropes from the army unit we were replacing. Unit swaps are [...]

Man Convicted Of Murder In Case That Covers Police Shooting

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By Baynard Woods for The Real News Network - A Baltimore jury convicted Keith Davis Jr. for the murder of Kevin Jones on Tuesday evening, after only a couple hours of deliberation in a case full [...]

City Of St. Louis Feeling Effects Of Ongoing Protests

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By Panda Monium for Rebz.TV - After 19 days of protesting, it seems that finally the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is starting to see the light. It’s really expensive to pay these [...]

Mass Arrests In St. Louis As Police Brutality Protests Continue

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By Rafi Schwartz for Splinter - Police in St. Louis conducted mass arrests on Tuesday night after a group of activists blocked traffic on a city highway in the latest protest against former [...]

‘No Justice, No Profits’ Protests Target Concerts, Businesses

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By Staff of St. Louis Post-Dispatch - The concert got underway as scheduled and once the first song, "My Life," drowned out the protesters' chants, many of them headed back toward Kiener Plaza. [...]

Why A Team Of 8-Year-Old Football Players Decided To Kneel For National Anthem

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By Tyler Tynes for SB Nation - A group of youth football players in Cahokia, Ill., decided as a team to kneel to protest racial injustice in America, mirroring Colin Kaepernick’s original stand [...]

St. Louis Police Declare “We’re In Control” As Crackdown On Protests Enters Fifth Day

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By Genevieve Leigh for WSWS - “We’re in control,” announced the head of the St. Louis, Missouri Police Department, Lawrence O’Toole, at a press conference Monday after a weekend of unrest in the [...]

Police Chant: ‘Whose Streets Our Streets’ After Mass Arrests

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Police officers watch demonstrators as they continue to protest in St Louis Police officers watch demonstrators on Sunday night after Jason Stockley, a former St Louis police officer, was found [...]

Police Tactics Kettling, Mass Arrests Questioned In St. Louis

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By Doug Moore for St. Louis Post-Dispatch - ST. LOUIS • Police used a technique called kettling on Sunday night to box in about 100 people at a busy downtown intersection and arrest them for [...]

More Than 80 Arrested As Riot Police Break Up St. Louis Protest Over Officer’s Acquittal

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By Valerie Volcovici and Kenny Bahr for Reuters - T. LOUIS (Reuters) - More than 80 people were arrested on Sunday night as protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had [...]