Law Forum : Black Lives Matter (movement): NYC - Chokehold Death of Eric Garner

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    $3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Wisconsin will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit, attorneys announced on Thursday.

    Tony Robinson Jr., 19, was shot and killed by Madison police officer Matt Kenny, who is white, in 2015, the shooting sparked protests throughout the city and calls for an examination of police use of force ...


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    $3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Wisconsin will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit, attorneys announced on Thursday.
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    FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections shows Tony Robinson. Relatives of Robinson, an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot March 6, 2015, by police in Madison, Wis., say they have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit for $3.35 million. (Wisconsin Department of Corrections via AP, File)



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    Trayvon Martin's death sparked a movement that lives on five years later

    (CNN)Five years ago, the world learned of Trayvon Martin and how he died.

    The African-American teenager's death at the hands of a neighborhood watch volunteer spurred a movement and gave rise to a rallying cry that resonates with many today: "#BlackLivesMatter" ...

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    Five years after Trayvon Martin's death, a movement lives on

    Five years ago, the world learned of Trayvon Martin and how he died.
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    Celebrities Pose in Trayvon Martin Hoodies Before the Oscars to Mark the 5th Anniversary of His Death

    Sunday was the biggest day of the year in Hollywood, but it wasn’t all about the glitz and glamour associated with the Academy Awards. It was also the five-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death and it didn’t go unmentioned by Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gabrielle Union, and some of the other big stars ...

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    Celebrities Pose in Trayvon Martin Hoodies Before the Oscars to Mark the 5th Anniversary of His Death

    Sunday was the biggest day of the year in Hollywood, but it wasn’t all about the glitz and glamour associated with the Academy Awards. It was also the five-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death and it didn’t go unmentioned by Kerry...
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    Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Gabrielle Union wore “Trayvon” sweatshirts before their red carpet attire on Sunday. (Photos: Instagram/AP/Getty Images







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    Baltimore Police officers to be detained following indictment

    ... Letting them out on bail would be a mistake prosecutors argued, saying these detectives were shrewd in evading the system, even in how they were tipped off to the federal investigation by not only other officers but assistant state's attorneys in Marilyn Mosby's office ...

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    7 Baltimore police officers indicted on federal racketeering charges

    The officers are accused of filing false police reports, stealing from citizens, robbing drug dealers of cash and guns and selling heroin, among other allegations, according to authorities ...

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    7 Baltimore police officers indicted on federal racketeering charges

    Watch the video 7 Baltimore police officers indicted on federal racketeering charges on Yahoo Good Morning America . The officers are accused of filing false police reports, stealing from citizens, robbing drug dealers of cash and guns and...
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    Black Lives Matter groups joining forces with wage activists

    A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his life.

    They are launching their first national joint action on April 4, the 49th anniversary of King's assassination, with "Fight Racism, Raise Pay" protests in two dozen cities, including Atlanta; Milwaukee; Memphis, Tennessee; Chicago; Boston; Denver; and Las Vegas ...

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    Black Lives Matter groups joining forces with wage activists

    A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried...
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    FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, people protest as part of the National Day of Action to Fight for $15 near a McDonald's restaurant along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his life. They are launching their first national joint action on April 4, 2017, the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination, with “Fight Racism, Raise Pay” protests in two dozen cities, including Atlanta; Chicago; Boston; Denver; and Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)




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    Messages show New York police surveillance of Black Lives Matter

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Documents released by the New York Police Department and published by a newspaper on Tuesday shed new light on how undercover officers surveilled organizers from the Black Lives Matter movement who were protesting police tactics.

    The documents include brief internal messages between officers that track demonstrators' movements during "die-in" protests at New York City's Grand Central Terminal in 2014 and 2015, as well as photographs and a video of the protests ...


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    Messages show New York police surveillance of Black Lives Matter

    Documents released by the New York Police Department and published by a newspaper on Tuesday shed new light on how undercover officers surveilled organizers from the Black Lives Matter movement who were protesting police tactics. The documents...
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    People participate in a Black Lives Matter protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. January 14, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith



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    America’s police use of force problem, in one sentence
    The cop who killed Terence Crutcher basically admitted to “shoot first, ask questions later”


    ... The interview with 60 Minutes doesn’t add much to what we already know about the case, but it does contain one particularly alarming line from Betty Shelby, the officer.

    “If I wait to find out if he had a gun or not, I could very well be dead,” Shelby claimed. Then the key sentence: “There’s something that we always say: ‘I’d rather be tried by 12 than carried by six’” ...

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    A New Vote On Brexit Resurfaces Racial Anxieties Among Black Brits

    On Tuesday British Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to hold a snap general election on June 8, following Britain's decision last summer to exit the European Union she said that, "Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership" ahead Britain of settling its divorce from the EU. This surprise news came as a shock to the political establishment in London, last year May ruled out holding an election before 2020, but she has now reversed course ...

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    A New Vote On Brexit Resurfaces Racial Anxieties Among Black Brits

    Brexit has made many black people question their place in British society, and the snap election may yet heighten their anxiety.
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    After the Brexit referendum, demonstrators marched to Parliament Square, calling for an end to Austerity, No To Racism and demanding the end of Tory rule.

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    Say his name, 15-year-old Jordan Edwards


    Shooting of black teen in Dallas suburb did not meet ‘our core values,’ police chief says

    Police have retracted earlier accounts that a vehicle was reversing toward officers in an “aggressive manner” when one of the officers opened fire, striking and killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards in a Dallas-area suburb Saturday night ...

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    Shooting of black teen in Dallas suburb did not meet ‘our core values,’ police chief says

    Balch Springs reversed a claim that a vehicle Jordan Edwards was riding in backed toward officers “in an aggressive manner.”
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