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Officer Charged With Criminal Homicide In Death of Antwon Rose

Pennsylvania–East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose has been charged with criminal homicide. The news comes one week after daily protest in the streets of Pennsylvania. Rose was gunned down while attempting to flee during a traffic stop. In a press conference following the arrest, Allegheny District Attorney Stephen Zappala said there was no justification …

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Matt Barnes Announces Scholarship Fund For Stephon Clark’s Children

Video/Abc13 Sacramento, CA–On Sunday there was a rally held for Stephon Clark, the lastest victim of police killing unarmed Black men in America. The rally was organized by former NBA player Matt Barnes who announced his retirment from the NBA December 2017. Barnes is a former player for the Sacramento Kings and a native of the Sacramento area. At the …

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White House Press Secretary on Police Brutality

  Washington, D.C–During a daily press brief last week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee, was asked her thoughts on the killing of Black people in America at the hands of police. She replied that these issues were local and not a matter for the White House. The questions were presented by Journalist April Ryan–within the backdrop of news that …

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Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling Fired But Not Charged

Baton Rouge, LA–Although Louisiana’s Attorney General announced that he would not pursue charges against the officers involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling, one of the officers has been fired and the other was suspended for three days. The New York Times reports: “After announcing the disciplinary actions, the department released new raw footage of Mr. Sterling’s arrest and …

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Colin Kaepernick Supporters Protest Outside of ESPN Offices

  Massive crowds gathered this week outside of ESPN offices to show their support for Colin Kaepernick and to encourage the NFL to add him to a roster. Kaepernick made national headlines last season when he kneeled during the national anthem in a silent protest of police brutality. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a …

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