Race & Society

Police Officers On Duty

Thousands download stop and search app

More than 2,500 people have so far downloaded an app that gives people useful information about Stop and Search, its creators said. Aaron Sonson, 25, Gregory Paxczowski, 21 and Satwant Singh Kenth, 27, launched the free Stop and Search phone app in 2010 with an aim of making the controversial policing tactic easier to understand.

Protest march for Troy Davis

Remember Troy Davis, victim of a racist system

Death penalty cases show the reality of U.S. criminal ‘justice’ The story: A Black factory worker is charged with the 1989 murder of a white police officer in Georgia. Although no conclusive physical evidence ties him to the crime, he is convicted and sentenced to death. He continually proclaims his innocence.

Case reopened on Kester David’s death

Investigations have been reopened into the death of a man whose charred body was found in north London, after concerns were raised by his family. The body of bus driver Kester David was found under a railway arch in Broomfield Lane, in July 2010.

Call for inquiry into death in custody

Protesters in Sydney have called for an independent inquiry into the death of an Aboriginal man in police custody in Alice Springs. Around 50 people rallied outside the NT Tourism office in Sydney on Wednesday calling for an end to the controversial intervention policy which they say led to 28-year-old Terrance Briscoe’s death.

Doreen Lawrence speaks - image credit www.youtube.com

Tribute Feature: Doreen Lawrence

Remembrance and tribute articles are added to the 4WardEver website as often as possible. They will chart some of the heroes and sheroes of our times, and cases of significance that have shaped society’s development, history and judiciary.

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NYPD officers shot and killed a black man in his own home

Details about NYPD Officers shooting an African-American male in his home Thursday still remain unclear but neighbors claim the victim had been innocent of any wrongdoing. Police say they arrived outside the home of 26-year old, Dwayne Browne after several 911 calls were made by a woman reporting a “robbery in progress.”