Tag: police brutality

Morrocan youth on strike after fishmonger crushed to death in truck

Morrocan youth on strike after fishmonger crushed to death in truck

| November 1, 2016

(GIN)—The gruesome death of a Moroccan fish vendor crushed to death inside the compactor of a late-night garbage truck sparked outrage across Morocco with protests over the past weekend in more than 20 cities. Students on Monday boycotted their classes and filled the streets to denounce the abuse. The vendor, Mouhcine Fikri, 31, was crushed […]

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Result of the Revolution: The legacy of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense

Result of the Revolution: The legacy of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense

| February 17, 2016

By Diego Morales Special to Frost Illustrated Here we are once again on the verge of Black History Month—a month that can be viewed as a limited celebratory occasion, a concession to temporarily quench the thirst of recognition and acknowledgment. This year, PBS will be airing a special: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution. […]

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What’s wrong with the truth? In defense of Quentin Tarantino

What’s wrong with the truth? In defense of Quentin Tarantino

| November 12, 2015

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Award-winning film director Quentin Tarantino gets high props for stepping up to tell some truth about the many murders of African Americans at the hands of misbehaving police officers. How, after all, can you justify the killing of a baby boy, Tamir Rice? Or the illegal choking of Eric Garner? […]

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Thousands descend upon D.C. for justice

Thousands descend upon D.C. for justice

| October 12, 2015

By William J. Ford Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer WASHINGTON—On Saturday, Oct. 10, thousands descended on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, organized by the Nation of Islam and the Honorable Minister Louis Farrahkhan, demanding justice for black victims of police brutality. Speakers […]

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So you are a leader then why aren’t you leading?

So you are a leader then why aren’t you leading?

| September 28, 2015

By Brother KC Special to Frost Illustrated We are living in a society where there is all kind of fighting going on. Black on black crime, police brutality, Republicans versus Democrats, and having some of our own citizens constantly trying to undermine our president are just a few of the problems we face today. This […]

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Richmond, Calif. Police chief: Why I joined a protest against police brutality

Richmond, Calif. Police chief: Why I joined a protest against police brutality

| December 19, 2014

By Malcolm Marshall Special to the NNPA from New American Media Editor’s Note: In Richmond, Calif., a city long equated with high rates of crime and poverty, the local police have taken steps in recent years to improve relations with the communities they serve. Highlighting those efforts, Richmond Chief of Police Chris Magnus turned out […]

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Ferguson Protestors: ‘We will get answers’

Ferguson Protestors: ‘We will get answers’

| September 26, 2014

Highway shutdown, raucous city council meeting signals the struggle for justice is far from over in Ferguson, Mo. By Dr. J. A. Salaam Special to the NNPA from The Final Call Final Call Full Coverage: Ferguson & Police Brutality BERKLEY, Mo.–Two days after a very heated City Council meeting in nearby Ferguson, Mo., more than […]

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Lawsuit seeks $40 million for victims of police abuse

Lawsuit seeks $40 million for victims of police abuse

| September 16, 2014

By Dr. J.A. Salaam Special to the NNPA from The Final Call ST. LOUIS (FinalCall.com)–Sweltering heat didn’t keep more than 50 people from gathering at the Eisenhower Federal Building for a press conference where Atty. Malik Shabazz of Black Lawyers for Justice announced a class action lawsuit on behalf of the “Ferguson Five,” city residents […]

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Residents of Ferguson need to make a change

Residents of Ferguson need to make a change

| September 3, 2014

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist I’m Gonna Make A Change, For Once In My Life It’s Gonna Feel Real Good, Gonna Make A Difference Gonna Make It Right… I’m Starting With The Man In The Mirror I’m Asking Him To Change His Ways And No Message Could Have Been Any Clearer If You Wanna Make […]

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