Inspired by the global protests against systemic racism and police brutality, Nigerian American blogger Nifesimi Akingbe donned a black shirt that read "I am Black history,” and began recording a video.
Jayaraj died on June 22 night and his son Benicks on June 23 morning in judicial custody. The family alleged police assault led to their deaths.
"3 Crawford County, Arkansas, police officers have been suspended after a video on social media show them beating a man in a parking lot," the Arkansas governor said.
Prosecutors in the trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights accused the men on Monday of standing by as fellow Officer Derek Chauvin “slowly killed George Floyd right in front of them.”
Three random killings — a woman pushed in front of a train, another punched at a bus stop and a third stabbed to death while working alone in a store, all allegedly committed by homeless men — have reignited anger, fear and frustration
One year on from the vigil for Sarah Everard, nothing has changed for women. I received a phone call on Friday asking me for an interview, and that’s how the news was broken to me about Reclaim These Streets winning their case against the Metropolitan
Former Minnesota police officer Kimberly Potter was sentenced to two years, 16 months in prison and 8 months under supervision, for killing a black motorist Daunte Wright on April 11, 2021, for resisting arrest.
The child had reportedly been disruptive during school hours and walked out of the building while the headteacher was speaking to her.
The authorities in the United States need to initiate tough and serious action to stop such mindless killings and ensure that justice is done when they do occur.