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Black Michigan Woman Fined $385 For Talking Too Loud

Diamond Robinson

A Black Michigan woman who was fined $385 for talking too loud believes that the fine was racially motivated. On Thursday, May 2th, Diamond Robinson walked back and forth on her block in her Eastpointe neighborhood in Detroit while talking on her phone. A white female resident approached Robinson and …

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SHEIN Responds To Backlash Over Racist Phone Case

SHEIN racist phone case

Fashion Retailer SHEIN has responded to the backlash they have received for a phone case that showed a drawing of a handcuffed black man lying on the ground as a white arm draws a chalk outline around him. The picture has gone viral and been shared all over social media, …

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Names Of Officers Who Murdered Andrew Brown Jr. Has Been Released

Lawyers Say Andrew Brown Jr.'s Killing Was "Cold-Blooded" After New Body Cam Video Was Released

The names of the police officers responsible for the murder of Andrew Brown Jr. have been revealed. Brown was killed on April 21st in Elizabeth City, North Carolina when seven officers arrived at Brown’s home to serve arrest warrants for drug charges. The body camera footage shows the officers faces blurred …

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Trial For Officer Charged In Breonna Taylor Raid Moved To 2022

Brett Hankison

Brett Hankison, the lone officer charged in the raid on Breonna Taylor’s home, has had his trial delayed until 2022. Hankison, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detective Myles Cosgrove were not charged with murdering Taylor. Instead, Hankison is facing three charges of wanton endangerment for firing into Taylor’s neighbor’s home. He …

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Ex-Officer Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Wants His Job Back

Garrett Rolfe wants his job back

The former police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta is now petitioning to get his old job. Officer Garrett Rolfe was fired for fatally shooting 27-year-old Brooks, a Black man, who was running away from two white police officers who were attempting to arrest him on June 12th …

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Head Of Police Union Blames Daunte Wright For His Own Death

Brian Peters

The head of Minnesota’s largest police union believes that Daunte Wright caused his own death by not complying with police. Brian Peters, the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association executive director, spoke with WCCO news talk radio on Wednesday. Peters did not hold back in voicing his frustration for Wright …

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Police Officer Who Murdered Daunte Wright Has Resigned

officer Kim Potter

The police officer who murdered 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, has now resigned. Kim Potter fatally shot Wright in the chest during a Sunday afternoon traffic stop. Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliot announced her resignation on Tuesday. In her resignation letter, Potter wrote, “I believe it is in …

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