Tag: police shooting

Fallout from police shooting of man with hands up in dash cam video in NJ continues

Fallout from police shooting of man with hands up in dash cam video in NJ continues

| February 10, 2015

Black victim shot by black officer By Cyril Josh Barker Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News BRIDGETON, N.J.—Black citizens in the southern New Jersey city of Bridgeton continue to demand answers for the police shooting of a black man who clearly had his hands up, as seen on a dash cam […]

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Fight continues despite commuted sentence for former cop

Fight continues despite commuted sentence for former cop

| January 30, 2015

Black officer shot by white cops seeks cleared name, justice By Starla Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call CHICAGO (FinalCall.com)–When Howard Morgan turns 64 on Feb. 1, for the first time in nearly a decade, he will celebrate at home with his wife Rosalind, family and friends. Mr. Morgan was released from […]

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A mother’s plea: Don’t overlook my son’s death

A mother’s plea: Don’t overlook my son’s death

| December 23, 2014

By Narene Stokes-James Special to NNPA EXCLUSIVE Photos courtesy of Narene Stokes-James KANSAS CITY, Mo.–In the midst of the headliners Eric Garner, Michael Brown and now Tamar Rice, the name of Ryan Stokes has not been part of the news or the protests that are taking place around the nation and it hurts me. As […]

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Two NYPD officers ambushed, killed in shooting

Two NYPD officers ambushed, killed in shooting

| December 23, 2014

Murder of police officers condemned by Shartpon, family of Eric Garner, others Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Two NYPD officers are dead after a man shot them while they are sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn. Reports indicate that officers Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were fatally shot […]

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Another police homicide

Another police homicide

| December 10, 2014

By Nayaba Arinde and Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American It was déjà vu all over again for Omowale Clay, the bullhorn in his hand as he marched behind Assemblyman-elect Charles Barron, who was at the front of demonstrators, Nov. 29, last Saturday evening in East New York, all of […]

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West Florissant, Mo. explodes in protest of police shooting of unarmed teen

West Florissant, Mo. explodes in protest of police shooting of unarmed teen

| August 13, 2014

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American ST. LOUIS—What started as a peaceful prayer vigil for Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was killed Aug. 9 by Ferguson police, ended in an explosion of looting and destruction in the North County area surrounding where the tragedy took place–and beyond. Hundreds gathered at 8 […]

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