Having just turned 40 in 2008, Sean Rigg had proven himself to be a man of many talents. The musician and dancer had just released his debut album, and had set up his own record label with friends.
In April 2005, Azelle Rodney had a lot to look forward to. He had just turned 24 and he and his heavily-pregnant girlfriend were expecting their daughter any day. He was shot dead in the backseat of a car.
Police removed Christopher Alder from hospital after he’d been assaulted on a night out. Soon after they reached the station, he was pronounced dead. Christopher’s life was abruptly cut short at the age of 37.
Narene Stokes couldn’t help notice the only white woman in the crowd. Sheila Albers had come to grieve. Like all the mothers gathered for the meeting, her son had been shot and killed by police.
Lawmakers in the West African nation voted unanimously Friday to outlaw capital punishment and replace it with life imprisonment or a minimum 30-year sentence for such crimes as murder or treason.
The National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) is to launch its new ‘Two-Way Give-Back Shop’ by 15 August 2021 with support from the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC).
The National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) have introduced a brand new donation method which combines contributions to the Fund with a number of extra benefits.
Surely we should all be free to protest, without the police knowing who we are? But high tech surveillance of protests is real, and it enables the police to identify, monitor and track protestors, indiscriminately and at scale.