The investigation will examine police practices used in the October 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald and dive deeper into other police shootings, training, and the use of deadly force.
William G. Porter, 26, is charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly stated the officers will get a fair trial in the city.
JUST IN: 2 men have turned themselves in after overnight shootings of 5 Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis https://t.co/cGT4EXNwWD — NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) November 25,…
Officials in Chicago have released the dash-cam video footage of Laquan McDonald's shooting death at the hands of city police Officer Jason Van Dyke from October 2014. The video was released a day ahead of the court-ordered deadline and on the same day Van Dyke turned himself in to authorities.
"A group of White supremacists showed up at the protest, as they have done most nights," Miski Noor, a media contact for Black Lives Matter told the Star Tribune.
The shutdown, attended by nearly 300 protesters, began at 7:00 p.m. In the end, 43 adults and eight juveniles were arrested and charged with unlawful assembly and pedestrian on the freeway, the state patrol confirmed.
Just one day after the resignations of both the president and school chancellor following protests against racial injustices on campus, verbal and social media threats have been made towards University of Missouri students.
Since the beginning of the year, riots, vandalism, and even deaths have been placed on the movement's back. But, ironically, victims of reported vandalisms have been revealed to be the actual culprits.
In a trial that began Tuesday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Daniel Holtzclaw, who is White, faces 36 counts of rape, sexual battery, and forcible oral sodomy of 13 Black women. Problem is, there are no Black women or men on the jury.
Others claim they were also kicked off the flight because they defended the Black passenger. The airline, however, called the group "disruptive."
On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.