Law Forum : Black Lives Matter (movement): NYC - Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

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    Black Lives Matter Leader Calls for NFL Boycott Over Kaepernick 'Blackballing'

    Daily News columnist and Black Lives Matter leader Shaun King announced Tuesday he is boycotting the National Football League for allegedly blacklisting Colin Kaepernick.
    King said Kaepernick remains unsigned because of racism, bigotry and discrimination ...

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    Black Lives Matter Leader Calls for NFL Boycott Over Kaepernick 'Blackballing'

    Daily News columnist and Black Lives Matter leader Shaun King announced Tuesday he is boycotting the National Football League for allegedly blacklisting Colin Kaepernick.
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    'God Help America': Philando Castile's Girlfriend Speaks Out After Cop's Acquittal

    Philando Castile’s family and friends were outraged on Friday after a jury acquitted the officer who last year fatally shot the 32-year-old while he sat in his car ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/apos-god-help-america-apos-212410157.html

    'God Help America': Philando Castile's Girlfriend Speaks Out After Cop's Acquittal

    Philando Castile’s family and friends were outraged on Friday after a jury acquitted the officer who last year fatally shot the 32-year-old while he sat in his car.
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    Thousands take to the streets to protest Philando Castile shooting verdict
    The officer who fatally shot Castile during a traffic stop last summer was acquitted


    ... Castile’s death last July sparked massive protests in Minnesota and across the country. On Friday, Yanez’s acquittal did the same ...

    https://thinkprogress.org/protests-philando-castile-verdict-ffd18c59fdd3

    Thousands take to the streets to protest Philando Castile shooting verdict

    The officer who fatally shot Castile during a traffic stop last summer was acquitted.
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    Protesters gather outside the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, June 16, 2017, after St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was cleared in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose death captured national attention when his girlfriend streamed the grim aftermath on Facebook. CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve Karnowski




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    The Lane Will Not Save You

    Whenever a black celebrity complains about an instance of police brutality, the armchair internet commentariat often tells them tostay in their lane.

    “Stay in your lane, you’re just a rapper, a singer, a dancer, an actress, a ballplayer ...




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    When Police Kill: Charleena Lyles, a Black Woman, Was Pregnant When She Died

    When Charleena Lyles, a black woman living in Seattle, called police to report an attempted burglary at her home on Sunday morning, she most likely didn’t know it would be the last phone call she would make. The soon-to-be mother-of-four was shot and killed by officers responding to her call, after officers said she displayed a knife upon their arrival to her home, according to The Seattle Times ...

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    When Police Kill: Charleena Lyles, a Black Woman, Was Pregnant When She Died

    When Charleena Lyles, a black woman living in Seattle, called police to report an attempted burglary at her home on Sunday morning, she most likely didn’t know it would be the last phone call she would make. Lyles' two sons and daughter were...
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    Charleena Lyles, a Black Woman, Was Pregnant When She Died





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    Teen Football Recruit Makes Bold Statement About Black Lives At Training Camp

    ... Tyreke Smith is a four-star defensive end at Cleveland Heights High School who has been recruited by Ohio State University, along with 11 colleges or universities. On Saturday, he showed up to a day-long camp at the university unapologetically wearing a T-shirt that read: “I hope I don’t get killed for being black today” ...

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    Teen Football Recruit Makes Bold Statement About Black Lives At Training Camp

    A 17-year-old high school student made a striking statement about being black in America on the football field last week.
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    A 17-year-old high school student made a striking statement about being black in America on the football field last week





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    Police officer who killed unarmed black man Sam DuBose cleared of murder

    ... A jury was unable to come to a consensus on whether Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing, 27, was guilty of charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed Sam DuBose, 43 ...

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    Police officer who killed unarmed black man Sam DuBose cleared of murder

    A mistrial has been declared in the case of a white Ohio police officer who was accused of shooting an unarmed black man. A jury was unable to come to a consensus on whether Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing, 27, was guilty of charges of murder and...
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    Ray Tensing retrial: Mistrial declared for 2nd time after jury deadlocks


    (CNN)An Ohio judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case against former University of Cincinnati police Officer Ray Tensing, who fatally shot Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop in July 2015.

    DuBose's killing was one in a series of high-profile, officer-involved shootings that sparked nationwide protests over the use of force by police; tensing, who is white, was fired from his job and arrested after the shooting. He remains free on bail ...

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    Ray Tensing retrial: Mistrial declared for 2nd time after jury deadlocks

    An Ohio judge declares a mistrial in the case against former University of Cincinnati police Officer Ray Tensing, who fatally shot Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop in July 2015.
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    Protesters, including some wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, gather outside the Hamilton County Courthouse during a demonstration




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    :facepalm: Where they do that at? St. Louis.


    Black off-duty cop shot by colleague while responding to car crash


    ... His colleagues initially ordered the unnamed officer, who was also armed, to the ground, but after recognizing him they invited him to approach them.

    “At this time, a responding officer (36-year old white male with over 8 years of service) just arriving in the area observed this and fearing for his safety and apparently not recognizing the off-duty officer, discharged a shot, striking the off-duty officer in the arm,” the police department said by email ...

    Video ... 2:06

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    Black off-duty cop shot by colleague while responding to car crash

    A complex situation involving a car crash and three sets of police led to the shooting of a black officer by a white one in St. Louis.
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    Screengrab at the scene after an off-duty police officer was shot by a fellow police officer in the North Pointe neighborhood of St. Louis on June 22, 2017. (FOX 2 Now)







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    Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve ...

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    Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that...
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