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

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    Cop who killed black ninth grader indicted on murder charge
    Family members said they were “cautiously optimistic” about justice for 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was shot while leaving a party


    The police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards has been indicted for murder.

    Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson announced Monday that Roy Oliver, 37, will also face four counts of aggravated assault by a public servant after firing with a rifle into a car carrying Edwards and other teenagers. Edwards, a black ninth grader at Mesquite High School, was unarmed and leaving a party in late April when he was shot by Oliver, a white police officer, in Balch Springs, a suburb of Dallas, Texas ...


    https://thinkprogress.org/cop-indicted-jordan-edwards-murder-f38651af0ac0

    Cop who killed black ninth grader indicted on murder charge

    Family members said they were “cautiously optimistic” about justice for 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was shot while leaving a party.
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    Jordan Edwards’ mother Charmaine Edwards, center, holds a photo of her slain son as she stands with her son Vidal Allen, left, and husband Odell Edwards, right, and other family members during a prayer outside the court house in Dallas, May 13, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/LM Otero





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    Arkansas Teen Aries Clark Fatally Shot By Police Outside Youth Center

    ... Now, family members of the teenager are searching for answers after he was gunned down by a Marion Police Department officer outside of the East Arkansas Youth Services shelter for juveniles. Aries, a West Memphis High School student, was reportedly at the center because he was "disruptive" ...

    Video ... 1:35

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    Arkansas Teen Aries Clark Fatally Shot By Police Outside Youth Center

    Family members are now questioning why police were called to the youth center at all.
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    :great: ... Another Freddie Gray though :facepalm:

    Black Lives Matter protest a prosecutor's decision not to file charges against a police officer who fatally shot a 50-year-old man

    ... Videos of the incident, which occurred in August, were released on Wednesday when the decision was announced. They appeared to show that Patrick Harmon, 50, was shot as he was running away from officers who were trying to arrest him ...

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    Protesters outraged over deadly police shooting in Utah

    Black Lives Matter demonstrators gathered outside police headquarters in Salt Lake City this afternoon to protest a prosecutor's decision not to file charges against a police officer who fatally shot a 50-year-old man. Lex Scott, an organizer...
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    Meet the Spiritual Voice in the Black Lives Matter movement
    "I am not ‘Religious Left,’ I’m not ‘Religious Right’—I’m a disciple of Jesus Christ"
    JACK JENKINS

    When Rev. Traci Blackmon took the stage in mid-October at the Prophetic Resistance Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana, she was technically slated to give a “keynote address,” a phrase that brings to mind Powerpoint presentations and break-out sessions. But Blackmon, a pivotal spiritual voice in the Black Lives Matter movement, did not speak in generalities, she listed the tragedies impacting communities of color by name ...

    https://thinkprogress.org/rev-traci-blackmon-c81f140e144f/

    This Missouri pastor is working to ‘reclaim the language of faith’

    "I am not ‘Religious Left,’ I’m not ‘Religious Right’—I’m a disciple of Jesus Christ."
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    REV. TRACI BLACKMON. (CREDIT: DIANA OFOSU/JACK JENKINS/THINKPROGRESS)

     
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    ... Which is why currently, this issue is protested by Kaepernick and Black Lives Matter :facepalm: government inaction.

    Gun violence in the US kills more black people and urban dwellers
    The racial disparity in homicide victims may be a reason for government inaction

    MOLLY PAHN, ANITA KNOPOV, MICHAEL SIEGEL, THE CONVERSATION11.14.2017•2:59 AM


    On Nov. 5, just 35 days after the deadly Las Vegas shooting, a man walked into a church in a small Texas town and murdered 26 peoplewith an assault rifle, the coverage dominated the news.
    But the day before, even more people — 43 — were shot to death in cities and towns around the country. And nobody really seemed to notice ...

    https://www.salon.com/2017/11/14/gu...more-black-people-and-urban-dwellers_partner/

    Gun violence in the US kills more black people and urban dwellers

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    C'MON Black Lives Matter, where are you? This is bigger than just police brutality encompassing Black Life across the board.

    African-Americans taking brunt of oil industry pollution: report
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    African-Americans taking brunt of oil industry pollution: report

    African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems from pollution caused by the oil and gas industry, and the situation could worsen as President Donald Trump dismantles environmental regulations, according to a report issued on...
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