Police Brutality

Should Black People Accept Nike’s Apology For Their “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” Promotion?

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Sneaker and sports apparel giant Nike is coming under fire for their recent efforts to show support for law enforcement in the midst of the continued police war on black lives. Earlier this week, Nike ran a “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” sales promotion that rewarded...

‘Million Moms March’ In Washington For Children Killed By Police

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Mothers who children were killed by police gathered in D.C. on Saturday  to call attention to police brutality and racial injustice. Sponsored by Mothers for Justice United, the Millions Moms March, traveled from the U.S Capitol to the U.S. Department of Justice. Maria Hamilton founded...

New Poll Shows Majority of White People Are OK With Cops Striking Black People

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A new survey shows that white people in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than Blacks and Hispanics do. The General Social Survey, which is conducted at the independent research organization NORC at the University of Chicago, showed...

ASU Police Officer Resigns After Harassing Black Professor

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Last May, Officer Stewart Ferrin at Arizona State University stopped 33-year-old assistant professor Ersula Ore, Ph.D., for jaywalking, even though others around her were jaywalking as well. In the video recorded, you clearly see Ferrin unnecessarily roughing up Ore and throwing her down to the...