Two police officers in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were shot and critically wounded on the city’s east side Monday morning and police arrested the suspected gunman following a more than seven-hour search, authorities said.
A long-sought federal anti-lynching bill that has stalled in Congress is included in the package.
We have to end the war waged by the legal system against Black, Latinx and Indigenous communities at the hands of state sanctioned violence.
The stars of the hit reality television show The Real Housewives of Atlanta are working more effectively to address the problem of anti-Blackness than many democratic politicians, tenured university professors, and university presidents.
The white Minneapolis police officer seen on video kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was arrested on murder charges Friday and accused in court papers of ignoring another officer who was worried about the handcuffed black man who died after pleading that he could not breathe.
A black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis was seen on a bystander’s video pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck during the arrest and kept his knee there for several minutes after the man stopped moving.
While Tulsa’s Mayor attempts to publicize himself as a champion for black massacre victims on one hand and a champion for police on the other, black North Tulsans seeking reprieve from further transgressions by local government will have to use the only effective weapon at their disposal: cell phone video.