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Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’t breathe” at Michigan youth facility ruled a homicide by medical examiner.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’t breathe” at Michigan youth facility ruled a homicide by medical examiner. Read full article: Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Video Shows Hanging Death of Homeless Black Man Was Suicide

Malcolm Harsch, 38, whose hanging death in Victorville, California, May 31 prompted concerns he had been lynched, died by suicide, according to the San Bernard [...] Read full article: Video Shows Hanging Death of Homeless Bl...→

No foul play found in hanging death of homeless Black man

Video has confirmed there wasn’t any foul play in the death of a Black man found hanging from a tree at a Southern California homeless encampment, authorities [...] Read full article: No foul play found in hanging death of h...→

Atlanta police call out of work at 'higher than usual' rate after 2 officers charged in Rayshard Brooks death

Atlanta police call out of work at 'higher than usual' rate after 2 officers charged in Rayshard Brooks death

Atlanta police see 'higher than usual number of callouts' after charges announced against officers in Rayshard Brooks death Atlanta police acknowledged that a [...] Read full article: Atlanta police call out of work at 'high...→

Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happening primarily in black neighborhoods' amid calls to defund police

Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happening primarily in black neighborhoods' amid calls to defund police

New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday that crime in America's largest city is on the rise as calls to defund the poli [...] Read full article: Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happenin...→

The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter and death of cultural revolutions

The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter and death of cultural revolutions

When a liberal mayor or black police chief or progressive governor or white leftist who diverges from the party line is targeted by the mob, then who really is [...] Read full article: The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter an...→

Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Officers Feel About The Protests?

Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Officers Feel About The Protests?

Because Aunt Jemima is being retired, check out today's midday links: Black NYPD officers, Facebook political ads, Chris D'Elia sexual harassment, Neil Young's [...] Read full article: Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Office...→

St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal of police officers following George Floyd’s death

St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal of police officers following George Floyd’s death

School district administrators are recommending St. Paul Public Schools continue its school resource officer program despite a flurry of opposition following t [...] Read full article: St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal o...→

San Francisco man accused of threatening to shoot family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts charged with hate crime

A 55-year-old San Francisco man was charged with a hate crime after allegedly threatening to shoot a family of five who had just come from a Black Lives Matter [...] Read full article: San Francisco man accused of threatening...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Local artists have, once again, restored a mural of George Floyd, after the downtown portrait was defaced with black tar overnight. Read full article: Mural of George Floyd defaced with black...→

Minority corrections officers say they were barred from guarding former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin

Minority corrections officers say they were barred from guarding former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin

Eight minority corrections officers at the jail holding a former Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd's death say they were barred from guarding him. Read full article: Minority corrections officers say they w...→

J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop charged in George Floyd’s death, freed on bail

J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop charged in George Floyd’s death, freed on bail

J. Alexander Kueng, 26, was freed from the Hennepin County Jail shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday after meeting his bail set at $750,000, according to the Minnea [...] Read full article: J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop char...→

Black DC-area police officers share perspectives on the job | WTOP

Police officers shared their views on the current state of policing and race relations during a panel discussion in D.C. Read full article: Black DC-area police officers share pers...→

The woman leading the push to revive black-owned businesses in Minneapolis

The woman leading the push to revive black-owned businesses in Minneapolis

Nancy Korsah started a Facebook group to organize the black business community in the Twin Cities — now she's leading the rebuild. Read full article: The woman leading the push to revive bla...→

Minnesota state police probing four officers involved George Floyd’s death

Minnesota state police probing four officers involved George Floyd’s death

State police conduct investigators in Minnesota are probing the actions of former police officer Derek Chauvin and the three other cops charged in connection t [...] Read full article: Minnesota state police probing four offi...→

St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis, charges say

St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis, charges say

A St. Paul man was shot to death by his sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis earlier this month, charges say. Ryan Frazier Jr., 23, of Minneapolis faces one co [...] Read full article: St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s e...→

Michigan to review death of black man who said ‘I can’t breathe’ while in custody

Michigan to review death of black man who said ‘I can’t breathe’ while in custody

The 2014 death of a Michigan man who died following a struggle with mall security guards – during which he said “I can’t breathe – will be reviewed, the state’ [...] Read full article: Michigan to review death of black man wh...→

Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Virginia Attacked in Possible Hate Crime, Arrested

Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Virginia Attacked in Possible Hate Crime, Arrested

A sheriff in Virginia has apologized to a black pastor who was arrested after calling 911 on a group of white people who now face hate crime and assault charge [...] Read full article: Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Vi...→

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

The death of a black man found hanging in a Manhattan park was ruled a suicide Tuesday, the city’s medical examiner said.  Dominique Alexander, 27, was found h [...] Read full article: Death of black man found hanging in NYC ...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of Black Lives Matter'

Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of Black Lives Matter'

"Jews are scared to death of Black Lives Matter," said Mort Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). Read full article: Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of...→

Minneapolis Police Department Reports Increased Hostility Toward Officers

Minneapolis Police Department Reports Increased Hostility Toward Officers

When Minneapolis police were called to a shooting near the George Floyd memorial Friday night, officers were met with resistance, and had trouble getting to th [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Department Reports In...→

Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was Suicide

Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was Suicide

Malcom Harsch, the 38-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree near a Victorville library last month, died from an apparent suicide caught on surveillance [...] Read full article: Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men ...→

San Francisco man who allegedly threatened family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts arrested on hate crime charges

San Francisco man who allegedly threatened family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts arrested on hate crime charges

"He signed up for rehab because I said, 'Dude you have a drinking problem, you need to go to rehab,'" Steve Cibotti's lawyer said after her client was arrested [...] Read full article: San Francisco man who allegedly threaten...→

Arrest warrants issued for the officers facing charges in the death of Rayshard Brooks

Arrest warrants issued for the officers facing charges in the death of Rayshard Brooks

(CNN) — The charging of two Atlanta officers in the death of Rayshard Brooks is only the first step in a long and uncertain road toward a... Read full article: Arrest warrants issued for the officers ...→

With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Officers Living In City, Residency Requirement Push Gaining Traction

With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Officers Living In City, Residency Requirement Push Gaining Traction

Minneapolis has one of the lowest numbers in the country for police residents. In fact, the four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in Floyd killing don't [...] Read full article: With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Offic...→

AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall Death Of Black Man

AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall Death Of Black Man

Michigan’s Attorney General will review the 2014 death of a 25-year-old black man who died during a struggle with security guards at a suburban Detroit shoppin [...] Read full article: AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall D...→

How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters

How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters

Most officers of color share the protesters’ mission to defeat racism, but the unrest has reminded the officers that they are still often seen as the enemy. Read full article: How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel ...→

Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit officers

Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit officers

The NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit was shut down as of Monday, but one Brooklyn man is seeking justice after he claims he was brutalized by officers from that same uni [...] Read full article: Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by...→

Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct lawsuits face little discipline

Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct lawsuits face little discipline

CBS News reviewed 20 police misconduct lawsuits filed since 2015 that involved 37 officers — 17 of those officers later received further misconduct complaints. Read full article: Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct...→

Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’t breathe” at Michigan youth facility ruled a homicide by medical examiner.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’t breathe” at Michigan youth facility ruled a homicide by medical examiner. Read full article: Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of Black Lives Matter'

Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of Black Lives Matter'

"Jews are scared to death of Black Lives Matter," said Mort Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). Read full article: Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of...→

Minority corrections officers say they were barred from guarding former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin

Minority corrections officers say they were barred from guarding former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin

Eight minority corrections officers at the jail holding a former Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd's death say they were barred from guarding him. Read full article: Minority corrections officers say they w...→

Video Shows Hanging Death of Homeless Black Man Was Suicide

Malcolm Harsch, 38, whose hanging death in Victorville, California, May 31 prompted concerns he had been lynched, died by suicide, according to the San Bernard [...] Read full article: Video Shows Hanging Death of Homeless Bl...→

Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was Suicide

Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was Suicide

Malcom Harsch, the 38-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree near a Victorville library last month, died from an apparent suicide caught on surveillance [...] Read full article: Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men ...→

Black DC-area police officers share perspectives on the job | WTOP

Police officers shared their views on the current state of policing and race relations during a panel discussion in D.C. Read full article: Black DC-area police officers share pers...→

Minnesota state police probing four officers involved George Floyd’s death

Minnesota state police probing four officers involved George Floyd’s death

State police conduct investigators in Minnesota are probing the actions of former police officer Derek Chauvin and the three other cops charged in connection t [...] Read full article: Minnesota state police probing four offi...→

Atlanta police call out of work at 'higher than usual' rate after 2 officers charged in Rayshard Brooks death

Atlanta police call out of work at 'higher than usual' rate after 2 officers charged in Rayshard Brooks death

Atlanta police see 'higher than usual number of callouts' after charges announced against officers in Rayshard Brooks death Atlanta police acknowledged that a [...] Read full article: Atlanta police call out of work at 'high...→

With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Officers Living In City, Residency Requirement Push Gaining Traction

With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Officers Living In City, Residency Requirement Push Gaining Traction

Minneapolis has one of the lowest numbers in the country for police residents. In fact, the four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in Floyd killing don't [...] Read full article: With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Offic...→

The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter and death of cultural revolutions

The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter and death of cultural revolutions

When a liberal mayor or black police chief or progressive governor or white leftist who diverges from the party line is targeted by the mob, then who really is [...] Read full article: The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter an...→

AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall Death Of Black Man

AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall Death Of Black Man

Michigan’s Attorney General will review the 2014 death of a 25-year-old black man who died during a struggle with security guards at a suburban Detroit shoppin [...] Read full article: AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall D...→

Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Virginia Attacked in Possible Hate Crime, Arrested

Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Virginia Attacked in Possible Hate Crime, Arrested

A sheriff in Virginia has apologized to a black pastor who was arrested after calling 911 on a group of white people who now face hate crime and assault charge [...] Read full article: Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Vi...→

St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal of police officers following George Floyd’s death

St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal of police officers following George Floyd’s death

School district administrators are recommending St. Paul Public Schools continue its school resource officer program despite a flurry of opposition following t [...] Read full article: St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal o...→

Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit officers

Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit officers

The NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit was shut down as of Monday, but one Brooklyn man is seeking justice after he claims he was brutalized by officers from that same uni [...] Read full article: Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by...→

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

The death of a black man found hanging in a Manhattan park was ruled a suicide Tuesday, the city’s medical examiner said.  Dominique Alexander, 27, was found h [...] Read full article: Death of black man found hanging in NYC ...→

San Francisco man accused of threatening to shoot family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts charged with hate crime

A 55-year-old San Francisco man was charged with a hate crime after allegedly threatening to shoot a family of five who had just come from a Black Lives Matter [...] Read full article: San Francisco man accused of threatening...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Local artists have, once again, restored a mural of George Floyd, after the downtown portrait was defaced with black tar overnight. Read full article: Mural of George Floyd defaced with black...→

Minneapolis Police Department Reports Increased Hostility Toward Officers

Minneapolis Police Department Reports Increased Hostility Toward Officers

When Minneapolis police were called to a shooting near the George Floyd memorial Friday night, officers were met with resistance, and had trouble getting to th [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Department Reports In...→

J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop charged in George Floyd’s death, freed on bail

J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop charged in George Floyd’s death, freed on bail

J. Alexander Kueng, 26, was freed from the Hennepin County Jail shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday after meeting his bail set at $750,000, according to the Minnea [...] Read full article: J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop char...→

No foul play found in hanging death of homeless Black man

Video has confirmed there wasn’t any foul play in the death of a Black man found hanging from a tree at a Southern California homeless encampment, authorities [...] Read full article: No foul play found in hanging death of h...→

San Francisco man who allegedly threatened family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts arrested on hate crime charges

San Francisco man who allegedly threatened family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts arrested on hate crime charges

"He signed up for rehab because I said, 'Dude you have a drinking problem, you need to go to rehab,'" Steve Cibotti's lawyer said after her client was arrested [...] Read full article: San Francisco man who allegedly threaten...→

The woman leading the push to revive black-owned businesses in Minneapolis

The woman leading the push to revive black-owned businesses in Minneapolis

Nancy Korsah started a Facebook group to organize the black business community in the Twin Cities — now she's leading the rebuild. Read full article: The woman leading the push to revive bla...→

Arrest warrants issued for the officers facing charges in the death of Rayshard Brooks

Arrest warrants issued for the officers facing charges in the death of Rayshard Brooks

(CNN) — The charging of two Atlanta officers in the death of Rayshard Brooks is only the first step in a long and uncertain road toward a... Read full article: Arrest warrants issued for the officers ...→

St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis, charges say

St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis, charges say

A St. Paul man was shot to death by his sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis earlier this month, charges say. Ryan Frazier Jr., 23, of Minneapolis faces one co [...] Read full article: St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s e...→

Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happening primarily in black neighborhoods' amid calls to defund police

Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happening primarily in black neighborhoods' amid calls to defund police

New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday that crime in America's largest city is on the rise as calls to defund the poli [...] Read full article: Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happenin...→

Michigan to review death of black man who said ‘I can’t breathe’ while in custody

Michigan to review death of black man who said ‘I can’t breathe’ while in custody

The 2014 death of a Michigan man who died following a struggle with mall security guards – during which he said “I can’t breathe – will be reviewed, the state’ [...] Read full article: Michigan to review death of black man wh...→

Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Officers Feel About The Protests?

Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Officers Feel About The Protests?

Because Aunt Jemima is being retired, check out today's midday links: Black NYPD officers, Facebook political ads, Chris D'Elia sexual harassment, Neil Young's [...] Read full article: Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Office...→

How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters

How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters

Most officers of color share the protesters’ mission to defeat racism, but the unrest has reminded the officers that they are still often seen as the enemy. Read full article: How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel ...→

Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct lawsuits face little discipline

Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct lawsuits face little discipline

CBS News reviewed 20 police misconduct lawsuits filed since 2015 that involved 37 officers — 17 of those officers later received further misconduct complaints. Read full article: Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct...→

Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’t breathe” at Michigan youth facility ruled a homicide by medical examiner.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’t breathe” at Michigan youth facility ruled a homicide by medical examiner. Read full article: Death of Black teen who screamed “I can’...→

San Francisco man accused of threatening to shoot family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts charged with hate crime

A 55-year-old San Francisco man was charged with a hate crime after allegedly threatening to shoot a family of five who had just come from a Black Lives Matter [...] Read full article: San Francisco man accused of threatening...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Local artists have, once again, restored a mural of George Floyd, after the downtown portrait was defaced with black tar overnight. Read full article: Mural of George Floyd defaced with black...→

Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of Black Lives Matter'

Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of Black Lives Matter'

"Jews are scared to death of Black Lives Matter," said Mort Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). Read full article: Mort Klein: 'Jews Are Scared to Death of...→

Minority corrections officers say they were barred from guarding former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin

Minority corrections officers say they were barred from guarding former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin

Eight minority corrections officers at the jail holding a former Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd's death say they were barred from guarding him. Read full article: Minority corrections officers say they w...→

Minneapolis Police Department Reports Increased Hostility Toward Officers

Minneapolis Police Department Reports Increased Hostility Toward Officers

When Minneapolis police were called to a shooting near the George Floyd memorial Friday night, officers were met with resistance, and had trouble getting to th [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Department Reports In...→

Video Shows Hanging Death of Homeless Black Man Was Suicide

Malcolm Harsch, 38, whose hanging death in Victorville, California, May 31 prompted concerns he had been lynched, died by suicide, according to the San Bernard [...] Read full article: Video Shows Hanging Death of Homeless Bl...→

J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop charged in George Floyd’s death, freed on bail

J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop charged in George Floyd’s death, freed on bail

J. Alexander Kueng, 26, was freed from the Hennepin County Jail shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday after meeting his bail set at $750,000, according to the Minnea [...] Read full article: J. Alexander Kueng, Minneapolis cop char...→

Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was Suicide

Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was Suicide

Malcom Harsch, the 38-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree near a Victorville library last month, died from an apparent suicide caught on surveillance [...] Read full article: Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men ...→

No foul play found in hanging death of homeless Black man

Video has confirmed there wasn’t any foul play in the death of a Black man found hanging from a tree at a Southern California homeless encampment, authorities [...] Read full article: No foul play found in hanging death of h...→

Black DC-area police officers share perspectives on the job | WTOP

Police officers shared their views on the current state of policing and race relations during a panel discussion in D.C. Read full article: Black DC-area police officers share pers...→

San Francisco man who allegedly threatened family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts arrested on hate crime charges

San Francisco man who allegedly threatened family wearing Black Lives Matter shirts arrested on hate crime charges

"He signed up for rehab because I said, 'Dude you have a drinking problem, you need to go to rehab,'" Steve Cibotti's lawyer said after her client was arrested [...] Read full article: San Francisco man who allegedly threaten...→

The woman leading the push to revive black-owned businesses in Minneapolis

The woman leading the push to revive black-owned businesses in Minneapolis

Nancy Korsah started a Facebook group to organize the black business community in the Twin Cities — now she's leading the rebuild. Read full article: The woman leading the push to revive bla...→

Minnesota state police probing four officers involved George Floyd’s death

Minnesota state police probing four officers involved George Floyd’s death

State police conduct investigators in Minnesota are probing the actions of former police officer Derek Chauvin and the three other cops charged in connection t [...] Read full article: Minnesota state police probing four offi...→

Arrest warrants issued for the officers facing charges in the death of Rayshard Brooks

Arrest warrants issued for the officers facing charges in the death of Rayshard Brooks

(CNN) — The charging of two Atlanta officers in the death of Rayshard Brooks is only the first step in a long and uncertain road toward a... Read full article: Arrest warrants issued for the officers ...→

Atlanta police call out of work at 'higher than usual' rate after 2 officers charged in Rayshard Brooks death

Atlanta police call out of work at 'higher than usual' rate after 2 officers charged in Rayshard Brooks death

Atlanta police see 'higher than usual number of callouts' after charges announced against officers in Rayshard Brooks death Atlanta police acknowledged that a [...] Read full article: Atlanta police call out of work at 'high...→

St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis, charges say

St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis, charges say

A St. Paul man was shot to death by his sister’s ex-boyfriend in Minneapolis earlier this month, charges say. Ryan Frazier Jr., 23, of Minneapolis faces one co [...] Read full article: St. Paul man shot to death by sister’s e...→

With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Officers Living In City, Residency Requirement Push Gaining Traction

With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Officers Living In City, Residency Requirement Push Gaining Traction

Minneapolis has one of the lowest numbers in the country for police residents. In fact, the four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in Floyd killing don't [...] Read full article: With Only 8% Of Minneapolis Police Offic...→

Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happening primarily in black neighborhoods' amid calls to defund police

Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happening primarily in black neighborhoods' amid calls to defund police

New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday that crime in America's largest city is on the rise as calls to defund the poli [...] Read full article: Columnist says NYC crime surge 'happenin...→

The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter and death of cultural revolutions

The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter and death of cultural revolutions

When a liberal mayor or black police chief or progressive governor or white leftist who diverges from the party line is targeted by the mob, then who really is [...] Read full article: The irrelevance of Black Lives Matter an...→

Michigan to review death of black man who said ‘I can’t breathe’ while in custody

Michigan to review death of black man who said ‘I can’t breathe’ while in custody

The 2014 death of a Michigan man who died following a struggle with mall security guards – during which he said “I can’t breathe – will be reviewed, the state’ [...] Read full article: Michigan to review death of black man wh...→

AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall Death Of Black Man

AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall Death Of Black Man

Michigan’s Attorney General will review the 2014 death of a 25-year-old black man who died during a struggle with security guards at a suburban Detroit shoppin [...] Read full article: AG Nessel To Review 2014 Shopping Mall D...→

Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Officers Feel About The Protests?

Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Officers Feel About The Protests?

Because Aunt Jemima is being retired, check out today's midday links: Black NYPD officers, Facebook political ads, Chris D'Elia sexual harassment, Neil Young's [...] Read full article: Early Addition: How Do Black NYPD Office...→

Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Virginia Attacked in Possible Hate Crime, Arrested

Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Virginia Attacked in Possible Hate Crime, Arrested

A sheriff in Virginia has apologized to a black pastor who was arrested after calling 911 on a group of white people who now face hate crime and assault charge [...] Read full article: Sheriff Apologizes to Black Pastor in Vi...→

How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters

How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters

Most officers of color share the protesters’ mission to defeat racism, but the unrest has reminded the officers that they are still often seen as the enemy. Read full article: How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel ...→

St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal of police officers following George Floyd’s death

St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal of police officers following George Floyd’s death

School district administrators are recommending St. Paul Public Schools continue its school resource officer program despite a flurry of opposition following t [...] Read full article: St. Paul Public Schools weighs removal o...→

Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit officers

Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit officers

The NYPD’s Anti-Crime Unit was shut down as of Monday, but one Brooklyn man is seeking justice after he claims he was brutalized by officers from that same uni [...] Read full article: Brooklyn man claims he was brutalized by...→

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

The death of a black man found hanging in a Manhattan park was ruled a suicide Tuesday, the city’s medical examiner said.  Dominique Alexander, 27, was found h [...] Read full article: Death of black man found hanging in NYC ...→

Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct lawsuits face little discipline

Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct lawsuits face little discipline

CBS News reviewed 20 police misconduct lawsuits filed since 2015 that involved 37 officers — 17 of those officers later received further misconduct complaints. Read full article: Minneapolis officers cited in misconduct...→