Last Wednesday, August 14, six police officers in Philadelphia were wounded when the man they were trying to apprehend opened fire on them. Immediately following the shooting, a large crowd of African American people harassed the officers - charging them, throwing objects at them, yelling at them. Watching the video posted within the article on...Read More
“Do Not Resist,” an independent film about police militarization, aired on PBS on Monday, February 12, 2018.
While the film focused on the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO in 2014, it also covered various law enforcement agencies across the nation that were receiving military equipment from the...Read More
In an article posted on The Real News Network, reporter Sharmini Peries interviews Stephanie Llanes, a lawyer for the Center for Constitutional Rights about documents obtained from the FBI showing that they have been spying on Black Lives Matter.
Llanes explains that the FBI is claiming that BLM has a tendency to be violent. She claims...Read More
Scheduled to air nation-wide on HBO Nov.20 is the documentary “Baltimore Rising”. Directed by “The Wire” actress Sonja Sohn, the story focuses on the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray. The trailor highlights the changes within the police force, the failure of the media to accurately cover the problems in the black...Read More
In between the stories about the Las Vegas shooting and hurricanes incessantly beating the southern border, Black Lives Matter is still causing problems.
A recent FBI study has shown what many of us have known for a while now – The Ferguson Effect, aka “de-policing”, is directly related to an increase in crime. This...Read More
In a video posted on the Detroit News, Ki’Juan Anderson, an African-American police officer for and member of the Detroit Police Gang Intelligence Unit, talks about how difficult this past year has been with the war on cops and Black Lives Matter.
“We’re not denying, there have been mistakes on both sides all around the...Read More
The Thin Blue Line flag – a national symbol of police support – has joined the list of symbols Antifa deems as “fascist.”
This past Saturday, August 19, a “free speech” rally was held in Boston in protest of the riots in Charlottesville, SC. Of course anti-protestors showed up, which included Black...Read More
If you’re looking for a movie that might raise your blood pressure, you’ll want to check out “Whose Streets?”, a film documenting how the death of Michael Brown forced a community to come together and take action. The main purpose of the film is to show that the people who participated in the protests and riots following...Read More
Orland Park, a suburb of Chicago, is receiving criticism for having “Orland Park Supports Police” on their vehicle stickers. The stickers are required for motorists, and in the past, have featured the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and their local Lions Club.
The author of the article states that many people are offended...Read More
The city of Bloomington-Normal, IL may soon be getting a Civilian Review Board, according to an article posted on pantagraph.com.
The Bloomington chapters of the NAACP, ACLU and Black Lives Matter, along with others, are pushing to make it happen, claiming that another set of eyes is needed to keep police accountable. They go on to say...Read More