Police brutalizing Black bodies is becoming the norm and things need to change.
Black Teen’s Fatal Shooting By Police Prompts Calls For Federal Investigation
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — An 18-year-old black man shot multiple times by a suburban St. Louis police officer was unarmed when he died, police said Sunday, as hundreds of local residents protested and a civil rights leader expressed outrage at the killing.
Tremaine McMillian, 14-Year-Old With Puppy, Choked By Miami-Dade Police Over ‘Dehumanizing Stares’ (VIDEO)
Shocking Video Of Officer Punching Woman Ignites Police Probe
The video, which was taken by a passing motorist, posted online and broadcast by local television stations, has caused an outcry from community activists who say the officer used excessive force in the arrest on Tuesday.
Officials from the Highway Patrol on Friday became aware of the video, which captures an incident that occurred on Interstate 10 in Los Angeles, and they have launched a use of force investigation, Sergeant Denise Joslin, an agency spokeswoman, said in an email.
Pregnant Woman Put In Chokehold By NYPD Officer
A New York City police officer allegedly placed a 27-year-old pregnant woman in a chokehold Saturday after she was accused of illegally grilling in East New York, Brooklyn. The incident was captured on camera.
Photos first published by the New York Daily News appear to show an unidentified member of the New York City Police Department wrapping his arms around Rosan Miller’s neck and upper torso as her daughter watches nearby. Miller was uninjured but was given a summons for disorderly conduct, the outlet reported.
Eric Garner Chokehold Police Brutality VIDEO : Black Man Killed By Police
As well as other incidents with police officers brutalizing Black people, each other these incidents happened with a month’s time. Ridiculous stereotypes are developed to justify the senseless mistreatment and killings of Black people who have been viewed as threats. What can we do? What do we say?