Posts Tagged: police brutality

Atlanta police lied about home raid that killed elderly Black woman

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The Atlanta Police Department confirmed what the community already suspected in the police killing of an elderly African American woman on Nov. 21. At...

LAPD secret panel exonerates 13-year-old Devin Brown’s killer

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On Jan. 8, 2007, a Los Angeles Police Department disciplinary board secretly decided not to punish the officer who killed 13-year-old Devin Brown two ...

Fighting racist police brutality from LA to NYC

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This talk was presented by ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) organizer Malena Hinze on Dec. 15 at an event to raise money for poli...

Brutalidad policiaca, la policia y el capitalismo

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Lo siguiente es una adaptación de un discurso dado en un mitin público del Partido por la Liberación y el Socialismo en Nueva Yor...

Racist San Francisco police target African Americans for arrest

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According to a study discussed in the Dec. 17 San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Police Department arrests African Americans at a rate far hig...

Movement to free Mumia set to expand on gains

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This article first appeared in the December 2006 issue of Socialism and Liberation magazine. What began as a traffic stop in the early morning hours o...

Seven guards, nurse indicted in Florida boot camp killing

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On Nov. 28, seven guards and a nurse were charged with aggravated manslaughter against a child for the murder of 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson. He d...

Los Angeles cops unpunished for killing infant Suzie Peña

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The Los Angeles Police Commission recently released its investigative report on the July 2005 Los Angeles Police Department’s brutal killing of ...

Atlanta police kill 92-year-old Black woman in her home

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On Nov. 22, narcotics police broke down the door of Kathryn Johnston’s home located in a working-class, African American neighborhood in northwe...

Racist New York cops kill groom on wedding day, fire 50 shots

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In yet another racist police atrocity in New York City, three young, Black men were brutally attacked and shot 50 times by undercover cops on Nov. 25....