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Attorney Ben Crump is helping a family search for answers after a Black man was found hanging from a tree in Orlando, Florida. On Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, Crump called for an investigation into the death of Nevan Baker, according to the Orlando Sentinel.  On Oct. 5, Baker, 22, was found by officers hanging from…

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A Black man from Galveston, Texas, is suing the Galveston Police Department after enduring inhumane treatment. Donald Neely, 44, who suffers from mental health issues, filed a lawsuit for $1 million against the department after officers on horseback pulled him down the street by a rope, according to the Houston Chronicle.  Neely’s lawsuit states that…

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On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, announced a $12 million settlement with Breonna Taylor’s family in a wrongful death lawsuit. The settlement comes months after Taylor was shot and killed by Louisville police as she slept in her bed. Hours after the settlement was announced, Ben Crump, an attorney representing Taylor’s…

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Alicia Keys has admitted it is “terrifying” having Black sons in such a hostile world. The “Empire State of Mind” hitmaker — who has Egypt, 9, and Genesis, 6, with husband Swizz Beats — was pregnant with her second son in 2014 at a time of Black Lives Matters protests following the killing of an…

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A deputy in the Clayton County Sheriff’s department is under investigation after viciously beating a Black man. The incident occurred in Clayton County, Georgia, according to a social media post by Instagram user @jah.vis. According to the post, the unidentified Black man was a passenger in a Lyft Car with several family members when sheriff…

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A White police officer in Columbia, South Carolina was reprimanded for using a racial slur, according to multiple news sources. The incident occurred at the Five Points district in Columbia where people frequent bars and nightclubs on weekends. In a video that recently emerged online, Sgt. Chad Walker, who is White, is having a heated…

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Jacob Blake reportedly has been shackled to his hospital bed as he continues to fight for life after being shot seven times in the back. On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, Blake’s father, Jacob Blake Sr., spoke to reporters after he saw his son at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.  “I…

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Cincinnati police report that 18 people were shot and at least four died in four separate shootings overnight in the southwestern Ohio city. The worst of the four separate shootings took place at 1 a.m. at McMicken Avenue and Lang Street where 10 people were shot and two people reportedly died, according to Cincinnati police.…

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