As the black community in America battles abusive acts of racists coupled with cops shooting them in their homes and even on the streets, the fate of fellow blacks in Brazil is no better.
Tag: Unrest & Protest
A former Minneapolis police officer has been charged with murder following the death of an unarmed black man in custody. The officer was shown in footage kneeling on George Floyd’s neck. He and three other officers were sacked.
Over the last 8+ years 4WardEverUK has compiled one of the largest single online listings of the annual United Families & Friends Campaign protests. UFFC is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in custody.
In the summer of 2011 the death of Mark Duggan was like a blue touch paper that lit the flame of urban insurrection all around the country. It quickly deteriorated into mere ‘copy cat’ rioting. But the anger about the death of Mark Duggan was never just about the man himself.
The family of Ian Tomlinson has accused the City of London police, Scotland Yard and the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) of trying to prevent them from speaking out about the circumstances of his death.
Letty Marie Scott, who was to achieve fame as a persistent campaigner for justice for her deaths-in-custody husband, was at the crossroads of Australia’s great cultural conflict.