There is a trend that has been simmering and this past weekend it came to a boil at the Travis Scott concert. Needle Spiking.
Each life is valuable and should not be lost at the hands of a cop whose very hand never wanders too far from their holster – as if the gun were an itch that needs scratching.
Now that Derek Chauvin has been found guilty I can’t help but wonder how he feels about the case his defense team put on.
Why are cops killing so many Americans and, particularly Black people? One obvious culprit is overcriminalization. In many situations where police end up killing civilians, the police initiate the interactions with the civilians over relatively trivial matters, not as part of any investigation of violent crime.
I’m sitting here scratching my head wondering how 25-year veteran police officer, Kim Potter, can mistake a gun for a taser.
In a laboratory at Johns Hopkins run by Shreesh Mysore thirty wise and innocent barn owls have not been able to speak for themselves but have been “held captive and tortured” and subsequently killed in “brutal brain experiments”.
On Sunday April 11, 2021 as the Derek Chauvin trial trudges on, Daunte Wright, 20, barely a man, was shot by an officer from the Brooklyn Center Police Department, a city that borders Minneapolis.
Fall of the Blue Wall of Silence – LA George Gascon Deserves Admiration and Applause for His Reforms that will Curb Police Brutality
The Blue Wall of Silence was on a fault line the evening Derek Chauvin’s knee was on George Floyd’s neck. The three other police officers who stood by were trying to keep it from crumbling by barring desperate neighborhood folks from helping a dying man.
Pictures speak a thousand words. Videos speak volumes. That is why I am beginning this article with the video that started it all to remind the reader what happened that eventful evening to George Floyd.
For those readers that need a refresher, George Floyd, a black man, was killed last May 25, 2020 when Derek Chauvin, a 19-year veteran of the Minneapolis police department, pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for several minutes in broad daylight.