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Black Crime & Incarceration

2 Reasons Chicago Top Cop Garry McCarthy Should’ve Been Fired a Long Time Ago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in full damage control mode when he announced the firing of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Tuesday. In explaining McCarthy’s dismissal, Emanuel cited a

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White Restaurant Owners Allegedly Enslaved and Beat Black Employee for 23 Years

Attorneys filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of a black mentally handicapped man who was allegedly beaten and enslaved by a  white South Carolina restaurant owner and his brother. According

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Minn. Protests Erupt After Unarmed Man Allegedly Shot “Execution Style” by Police

The father of an unarmed Minneapolis man shot by police says his son is brain dead. Protests erupted on Sunday as those gathered at a North Minneapolis police station demanded

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Shocking Video of 17 Year Old Black Teen Shot 16 Times by Cop to be Released, Says Chicago Mayor

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday that video of an African-American teen shot to death by a Chicago cop will be released. “There’s an appropriate way to handle when videos

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“I’m Here as His Brother:” Black Friend Supports Cop Accused of Raping 13 Black Women

The trial of former Oklahoma City Officer Daniel Holtzclaw continued this week as those who knew the officer rallied on his behalf. Holtzclaw is accused of sexually assaulting 13 black

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Justice Department Cites “Insufficient Evidence” in Case of Unarmed, Mentally Ill Man Shot 14 Times by Cop

Loretta Lynch’s Justice Department announced Tuesday that it will not pursue civil rights charges against a former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, mentally ill black man at

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Judge Sides With Sons of FBI Agent and Against DOJ in Kendrick Johnson Lawsuit

Kendrick Johnson’s dead body was found inside a gym mat at  Lowndes County High School in 2013. Johnson’s parents thought they’d find answers in the school’s surveillance video, but the

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Mother Outraged at Cop Who Handcuffed 7 Year Old Son and Lost Key

A Flint, Mich. mother used a cell phone to record her 7 year old son in handcuffs, CNN reports. According to police, a resource officer handcuffed the boy, who has

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Classmate of Student Attacked by Cop Said She “Hadn’t Done Anything Wrong”

by Yvette Carnell As an unnamed Spring Valley High School teen was being thrown from her seat and dragged across the floor by a resource officer, her classmates were looking

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Feds Open Investigation Into Spring Valley Incident Where Cop Pummeled and Dragged Student

Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into a Spring Valley High School incident involving a school resource officer and a student, WLTX reports. “The Columbia FBI Field Office,

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