Police in the News


Current Events

  • Beyond Michael Brown's Execution: Resist 21 Aug 2018 09:47 Black Star News Darren Wilson -- executed Michael Brown in broad daylight On May, 29, 1964, Malcolm X—in a speech at the Militant Labor Forum—said:  “If we’re going to talk about police brutality, it’s because police brutality exists. Why does it exist? Because our …
  • Would Pantaleo Be on the NYPD if he'd K 21 Aug 2018 01:52 Black Star News Cowardly Pantaleo applies the death squeeze This week marks three years since Eric Garner was choked to death, in a lynch-hold, on a Staten Island street by NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, for allegedly selling “loosie” cigarettes, a claim that ultimately …
  • Antwon Rose Execution: Let's Hold Democ 20 Aug 2018 20:52 Black Star News Antwon Rose. Screenshot: NBC TV [Police Murder Chronicles] The murder of a Black teen, as he was running away, from police in Pittsburgh, has led to several nights of protests against police for yet another unjustified killing of an unarmed …
  • How Al Sharpton Inflamed The Crown Heights Riot and How The Media Lied 15 Aug 2018 14:40 Jewish Press Photo Credit: wikimedia Sharpton and cronies marching on Crown Heights {Originally posted to The Lid website} The twenty-seventh anniversary is 8/19 of what started with a tragic car accident in Crown Heights Brooklyn that Al Sharpton escalated into a …
  • Another One Dead--Marcus-David Peters: Why Is It That Only Unarmed Black Folk Get Shot by Police? 13 Aug 2018 22:28 Black Star News Marcus-David Peters. Photo: WTRTV [Speaking Truth To Empower] Last Tuesday, 24-year-old Marcus-David Peters, a science teacher, was shot to death on I-95 by Richmond Virginia Police Officer Michael Nyantakyi—after a naked Peters allegedly charged the …
  • Black Lives Matter Activist Newsome Files $5 Million Suit For Attack by NYPD Caught on Video 11 Aug 2018 20:38 Black Star News Walter Newsome. Photo: Twitter   [Speaking Truth To Empower]   Last Friday, a Black Civil Rights leader filed a $5 million law suit against the New York Police Department (NYPD) for the brutal beating he apparently received during a police brutality …
  • African Americans Should Ditch Black Super At 06 Aug 2018 06:15 Black Star News LeBron James -- the beginning of something new? In the 20 Century, the African-American athlete’s emergence in professional sports was connected to a time of activism and the ongoing fight against Jim Crow segregation and racism. During Jim Crow …
  • Antwon Rose Execution: Let's Hold Democratic Politicians Accountable for Police Brutality 04 Aug 2018 16:29 Black Star News Antwon Rose. Screenshot: NBC TV [Police Murder Chronicles] The murder of a Black teen, as he was running away, from police in Pittsburgh, has led to several nights of protests against police for yet another unjustified killing of an unarmed …
  • Beyond Michael Brown's Execution: Resist 03 Aug 2018 15:01 Black Star News Darren Wilson -- executed Michael Brown in broad daylight On May, 29, 1964, Malcolm X—in a speech at the Militant Labor Forum—said:  “If we’re going to talk about police brutality, it’s because police brutality exists. Why does it exist? Because our …
  • Broward County's Police Incompetence Co 30 Jul 2018 05:18 Black Star News   Hypocrisy of Gov. Scott--he's now ready to clean up the mess 17 dead bodies later. Photo: Gage Skidmore-Flickr  [Speaking Truth To Power]  In the wake of Florida's Valentine's Day massacre, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which took …
  • In Trump Era--We Must Fight Economic Injusti 15 Jul 2018 22:21 Black Star News This is an era to learn from mistakes [Speaking Truth To Power] After observing another commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s holiday we then witnessed a sexist, xenophobic, race-baiting rich man’s son being sworn in as the 45th President of the …
  • Black Lives Matter: We bleed the same blood 11 Jul 2018 22:59 Black Star News The photo on The Daily News cover captures Sterling's horrific execution Black lives matter. It is self- evident, and self- affirming. Four recent incidents punctuated America’s slow, halting march to a just society. Emblematic and instructive of the …

Current Events Cont….

  • Priest arrested after 'drugs gangs' curse 21 Aug 2018 13:13 BBC Image copyright Reuters Image caption The killing of 13 people at the St Philip's Church last year was thought to be connected to rival drug gangs A 94-year-old traditional priest has been arrested in Nigeria after cursing the alleged perpetrators of …
  • President Trump Honors Heroes who Secure Our Borders 21 Aug 2018 13:10 Huntington News His remarks follow:  We’re here today to salute the incredibly brave patriots who keep America safe: the heroes of ICE and CBC [sic].  To everyone here today from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Customs and Border Protection, I want to you let …
  • Egypt Fast Facts 21 Aug 2018 12:45 CNN.com Ethnic Groups: Egyptian 99.6%, other 0.4% (2006 census) Religion: Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Christian (mostly Coptic Orthodox, other Christians include Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, Maronite, Orthodox, and Anglican) 10% GDP (purchasing power parity): $1. …
  • Protesters Tear Down Silent Sam 21 Aug 2018 12:09 Inside Higher Ed Protesters Monday night toppled Silent Sam, the Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Press accounts in North Carolina said that the protesters used ropes to pull down the statue after first covering it with banners, one …
  • Don’t be fooled by the pathetic Unite the Right turnout in DC or the media mockery — alt-right racists are still winning 21 Aug 2018 12:07 Raw Story Police escort far-right demonstrators during a rally at Lafayette Park opposite the White House. (AFP / Nicholas Kamm) A week ago Sunday, white supremacists gathered in Washington to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the riot in Charlottesville, …
  • London shooting: Three people shot outside Kingsbury Tube station 21 Aug 2018 11:17 Daily Mail Three people were shot outside a London Tube station last night as the capital's wave of violence continues. Police were called to reports of gunfire on Kingsbury High road in Brent at 9.45pm where two men and a woman were found with gunshot wounds. …
  • Beyond Michael Brown's Execution: Resist 21 Aug 2018 09:47 Black Star News Darren Wilson -- executed Michael Brown in broad daylight On May, 29, 1964, Malcolm X—in a speech at the Militant Labor Forum—said:  “If we’re going to talk about police brutality, it’s because police brutality exists. Why does it exist? Because our …
  • REAL SCOOP: West Vancouver man shot to death in Mexico 21 Aug 2018 07:56 Vancouver Sun A West Vancouver man associated with the Hells Angels has been shot to death in Mexico, Postmedia News has learned. Guiseppe Bugge, 42, died in a hail of bullets Thursday night at a posh shopping centre in an exclusive neighbourhood of Guadalajara, Mexico …
  • Colin Kaepernick Anthem Controversy and Hypoc 21 Aug 2018 07:16 Black Star News This is what Kaepernick is talking about [Speaking Truth To Power] Since last Friday, many in White America have been criticizing San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his recent refusals to stand during the singing of the national anthem, …
  • Nigeria: Journalists, Activists Detained, Allege Torture 21 Aug 2018 06:19 Human Rights Watch (Abuja) – Several recent arrests and detentions of journalists and activists in Nigeria suggest a disturbing trend toward repression of freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said today. In one case, it was revealed that a journalist had been held …