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“I’m not your brother!”: Video reveals police’s stunning double-standard for black Americans

Updated to include victim’s “mugshot”.

Salon

In a shocking video posted to YouTube, police tase and arrest a black man picking his kids up from preschool… 527 more words

U.S. Politics

Sitting While Black in Minnesota: Cops Tase Man For Not Stating His Name

http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/sitting-while-black-minnesota-cops-tase-man-not-stating-his-name

Video posted online on Tuesday depicts the arrest and Tasing of an unidentified Black man in St. Paul, Minnesota for seemingly little reason other than his refusal to state his name, … 459 more words

Civil Rights

When you "fit the description"...

TFC posted an article about this incident a few days ago…

Liberals Unite

TV and film producer Charles Belk posted this on his Facbook page after he was arrested in Beverly Hills on August 22. 1,156 more words

Police Brutality

Cops Hold Mother And Four Kids At Gunpoint Because They Thought Her Red Nissan Was A Tan Toyota

Bad actors in the police force should be fired instead of coddled and hidden away which appears to be standard procedure around the country.  This really ticks me off…big time! 242 more words

Police Misconduct

Silly Black People, Don't You Know Racism is Over?

For reals for real*.

Look, we elected a biracial man to the White House twice now.  Once could have been a fluke, but we’re talking twice now!  817 more words

Fundamental Misunderstanding

Asthma Sufferer Died in Custody after Cops Ignored his Pleas

http://www.alternet.org/investigations/chilling-report-shows-asthma-sufferer-died-custody-after-cops-ignored-his-pleas

LAPD officers remain under internal investigation over the death of a detained asthma sufferer after two reports made public this week showed numerous cops ignored the dying man’s desperate plea that he was unable to breathe, … 450 more words

Civil Rights

Man Suffering from Mental Breakdown Shot to Death by Police Officer

A Pennsylvania police officer is facing claims filed against him for having fatally shot a man inside his own home before the police obtained a mental health warrant. 428 more words

Civil Rights