A state appeals court has ruled that a Baltimore County judge was wrong to overturn a jury verdict awarding $38 million to the family of Korryn Gaines. Her family said she suffered from a dissociative mental disorder.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a hate crimes bill into law. The killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man shot dead while jogging in February, energized efforts to pass this law.
Relatives of Albert Luthuli, Steve Biko, Ahmed Timol and Neil Aggett are just a few of the families of activists killed during apartheid questioning why the President hasn’t acted on calls for investigations.
We are extremely pleased to announce that the first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) round will open for grant applications from 7 July 2020. The first round will close on 7 September 2020.
Initially triggered by the tragic death of George Floyd, international protests and social media exposure, we have seen unprecedented donations to the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund in May and June 2020.
The callous killing of George Floyd resonated powerfully across all of Britain’s black communities, given our long-running issues with the police. But his death probably had more meaning in one part of the country than any other.
“I can’t breathe, please don’t! Let me up, please! Help please! I can’t breathe!” The last words not of George Floyd, but of Aboriginal man David Dungay Jr. as he laying dying on the floor of his jail cell in Australia.
Radical filmmakers Migrant Media have launched a Crowdfunding Campaign for completion of UV – the follow up film to the radical documentary Injustice about deaths in police custody in UK.