Houston activists do not believe the in-custody jail death of a woman this month in Walker County was caused by official wrongdoing and do not think the incident can be compared to last year’s Sandra Bland case.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
Eleven people, including five children, perished in a blaze after the state of Philadelphia dropped a bomb on a house owned by members of MOVE. Sixty one houses burned to the ground on that infamous day, 13th May 1985.
The News Observer in North Carolina has filed a shocking and disturbing expose into the five-year cover-up by local deputies who tasered a mentally ill man to death.
Thirty years ago, Keith Allen Harward narrowly avoided a death sentence. Thanks to DNA evidence, he recently walked out of the Virginia prison where he has spent half of his life for a brutal rape and murder he didn’t commit.
When a conflict emergency happens, we know that protecting children is a life-saving intervention, just like providing food, water and shelter.
There will be no federal charges in connection with the 2012 fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white New York City police officer.
Pope Francis on Sunday called for the worldwide abolition of the death penalty, saying the commandment “You shall not kill” was absolute and equally valid for the guilty as for the innocent.
Bettie Jones was known as a community activist who spent her free time speaking out on issues such as police brutality that affected black Chicagoans and who often attended vigils for people killed in street violence.