Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 30

Police shoot unarmed black teenager Kendrec McDade, then blame death on person who called 911

Kendrec McDade, 19, was fatally shot by Pasadena police on March 24th after being suspected of armed robbery. Oscar Carrillo, 26, returned to his car from a taco truck on Saturday night when he found McDade and another man going through the contents of his car, the Pasadena Sun reported. The men fled, and Carrillo called …

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Mar 30

Danroy Henry, A black Pace University football player killed by police

Henry, a 20-year-old business management major from North Easton, Mass., was declared dead at Westchester County Medical Center. Passenger Brandon Cox, 20, suffered a minor gunshot wound. A second passenger, Desmond Hinds, a 21-year-old receiver for the Pace team, was unhurt. Witnesses questioned why cops were so quick to open fire. Hinds’ father said the …

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Mar 29

Despite claims of self-defense and police accounts of visible injuries, a newly released police surveillance tape shows an unscathed George Zimmerman

http://youtu.be/DcsyDdGoF20 A police surveillance video taken the night that Trayvon Martin was shot dead shows no blood or bruises on George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who says he shot Martin after he was punched in the nose, knocked down and had his head slammed into the ground. The surveillance video, which was obtained exclusively by ABC News, shows …

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Mar 28

Black Congressman Bobby Rush escorted off House floor for wearing hoodie

Rep. Bobby Rush donned a hoodie during a speech on the House floor deploring the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, and received a reprimand for violating rules on wearing hats in the House chamber. The Illinois Democrat spoke out against racial profiling and, as he removed his suit coat and pulled the hood on …

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Mar 28

RACIST New Orleans Police Officer Jason Giroir, Resigns After Posting Offensive Trayvon Martin Comments

A New Orleans police officer resigned Tuesday after coming under fire for offensive comments he posted to a news website about slain teenager Trayvon Martin. Over the weekend, Jason Giroir, a 13-year veteran of the police department, took to a television station’s site to offer his verdict on the death of the unarmed 17-year-old: “Act like a …

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Mar 28

New acting black police chief takes over in Sanford

A acting chief of police was named during a daily press conference in Sanford Monday. City Manager Norton Bonaparte, Jr. said Capt. Darren Scott will serve as the city’s acting police chief. Bill Lee “temporarily” removed himself from the position Thursday, saying he hopes to restore some calm to the city. His annoucement came after …

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Mar 28

Sanford Police had requested arrest warrant for George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin shooting

SANFORD — despite public claims that there wasn’t enough probable cause to make a criminal case in the Trayvon Martin killing, early in the investigation the Sanford Police Department requested an arrest warrant from the Seminole County State Attorney’s office, the special prosecutor in the case told the Miami Herald on Tuesday. A Sanford police incident report shows …

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Mar 27

Oklahoma Teen shot in back by cop ruled homicide by medical examiner

Mar 27

WHITE AMERICA GOING HARD ON OBAMA’S HEALTH CARE REFORM LAW

  Washington (CNN) — Most of us go about our daily business never thinking about the U.S. Supreme Court or the cases it decides. But sometimes, it gets a case so big — and could affect your life so much — you simply have to take notice. This week is one of those times. The highest …

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Mar 27

New Black Panthers Offer $10K Bounty for George Zimmerman

The new Black Panther Party offered a bounty of $10,000 Saturday for the “capture” of a Florida neighborhood watch captain who killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth,” leader Mikhail Muhammad said after announcing the reward for George Zimmerman at a protest in Sanford, Fla. Muhammad called on 5,000 black men to …

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