Feds make decision on prosecution of officer in Michael Brown’s death

U.S. Department of Justice lawyers have determined that there is insufficient evidence to prosecute Darren Wilson for civil rights violations. Wilson was under investigation for killing unarmed Black teen Michael Brown. Wilson escaped state charges when a St. Louis County grand jury also refused to indict the killer cop. Although the final word on whether […]

Grand jury witness says Garner family was cheated

Ray Orta is the man that videotaped footage of Eric Garner being detained and placed in a chokehold that led to his death. This video has been a crucial piece of evidence and has been seen by millions across the globe. For many, it left no doubt that a grand jury should have little problem […]

Grand jury indicts man who filmed Eric Garner video

At least one indictment has come out the Eric Garner case, but the person has nothing to do with law enforcement. Ramsey Orta, who filmed the now infamous footage of the death of Eric Garner, was indicted for third-degree criminal weapons possession and criminal firearms possession. According to police, Orta had given a 25-caliber handgun […]

Grand jury reaches decision in Eric Garner chokehold death

A Staten Island, New York, grand jury has refused to indict a white NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of an unarmed black man, Eric Garner. The incident occurred this past July when Garner was detained and placed in an illegal chokehold by Pantaleo for selling untaxed loose cigarettes. The entire incident was captured […]

Instagram photos from Trayvon Martin protests over the weekend

More than a week after the not guilty verdict heard around the world, the Trayvon Martin protests and marches have not subsided, but instead have grown. There were reportedly marches and demonstrations in more than 100 cities across the country that brought out A-list urban superstars and even inspired President Obama to comment on the […]

Trayvon Martin’s parents give 1st interview since George Zimmerman’s acquital

The family of Trayvon Martin gave their first public interview since George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the shooting death of the 17-year-old college bound boy that touched off impassioned protests nationwide. Tracy Martin, Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon’s brother Jahvaris Fulton and family attorney Ben Crump appeared on the “Today” show […]

Athletes respond to the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict on Twitter

Professional athletes took some of the boldest stances back in 2012 in supporting Trayvon Martin and his family’s quest for justice. As you recall, last year LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and members of the Miami Heat posted Instagram photos of the team wearing hoodies in a show of solidarity — and to imply that they […]

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