Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid applauded the Department of Justice’s plan, announced on Thursday, to address police brutality. Also, Reid reminded us that Republicans continue to close their eyes to this deadly issue.
The problem with the Republicans' argument and lies, and there are many, is that statistics continue to prove that conservative anti-government policies over the past thirty-five years have driven income inequality and degraded society and are every bit as responsible for the events in Baltimore as out-of-control police violence against African Americans.
The question I suspect a lot of black folks are asking today in the wake of the recent murder-by-cop of Walter Scott, is "So do you believe us now?"
Black New York City police officers admitted they are regularly racially profiled by white officers and worse
In the past few weeks, there has been an uprising of awareness of police brutality all over the U.S. yet it appears that conservatives are countering the protest with the justification that if you fail to submit to the police, you deserve what you get...that is until their own are brutalized.
On Thursday, the Department of Justice plans to announce it will conduct a civil rights investigation of the Ferguson Police Department.
While Michael Brown's family and friends gathered for his funeral on Monday, Fox continued down the Reich wing brick road of blaming Michael Brown for his own death.
The broken windows policing tactic is a major reason why we see conflict between the police & African Americans. In fact, it guarantees death.
Imagine if the press described second amendment protesters 'violent' and 'angry' today, just because they were armed. Then imagine if the 'second amendment' defenders were black and armed.
Police brutality is a complex and long-standing plague on our national community., and it demands a large movement.