Posts Tagged: police brutality

“What if he had a gun?”: MassArt votes to keep campus police unarmed

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On Feb. 5, MassArt held an open Board of Trustees meeting to discuss and vote on the question of arming campus cops.

Families, community mobilize to bring heat back to freezing NYC jail

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Eyewitness report from the occupation of the MDC to demand restoration of heat, light and other necessities for prisoners.

South Bronx action hits fare hikes and subway arrests

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On Jan. 20, some two dozen community members gathered for a #SwipeItForward action at the 149th Street/3rd Ave. subway station in “The Hub” secti...

Maricopa County police shoot four teens in ten days

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2018 saw officer-related shootings skyrocket in the Phoenix region with about 82 people shot in Maricopa County and more than 40 in Phoenix alone.

After decades of struggle, Civilian Review Board victory in New Haven, Ct.

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The new CRB is intended to provide an opportunity for police misconduct complaints to be viewed by an independent entity besides Internal Affairs

Paterson, NJ, outraged over police killing of Jameek Lowery

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Lowery's family and community have made it clear that they will not stay silent while his killer walks free.

In revolutionary love, Nicholas Heyward Sr.

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On Dec. 31, the sun set for Nicholas Heyward Sr. when this Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, community member and long-time fighter against police brutality died...

One year on: Justice for Sahleem Tindle action puts killer BART cop on notice

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On Jan. 3, about 150 community members gathered at the West Oakland Bay Area Rapid Transit station to protest the killing of Sahleem Ohesehee Tindle b...

Brooklyn organizers defend Black mother attacked by NYPD

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Community rallies around woman whose baby was ripped from her arms by cops.

Pocatello, Idaho: Rally against police brutality

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On the chilly evening of Nov. 26, more than thirty people gathered at Caldwell Park in Pocatello, Idaho, to protest police brutality after a Bannock C...