“The tree was dedicated by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association on Saturday, but was found vandalized on Sunday morning.”
Police were unable to keep the massive protest, part of a national day of action against police brutality, from shutting down the bridge.
Reports: Ferguson, Missouri – While controversy about the police killing of teenager Michael Brown has been the primary focus in Ferguson this year, the city’s government is also facing a
“He’s an athlete. He’s someone with no facts of the case whatsoever,” said Jeff Follman, the president of the Police Patrolman Union in Cleveland.
‘The Alarm Bells are Ringing’: From Athletes To Environmentalists, A Universal Call For Racial Justice
While the protests over deaths of Eric Garner and Mike Brown refuse to stand down, leading environmentalists, labor protesters and others show their solidarity saying: “These issues are not separate.”
With the nation's streets still filled with protesters and a plan for thousands to march on Washington brewing, the call for justice for Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and other black victims of police violence has only grown stronger. In the days and weeks since two grand juries failed to indict the police officers who killed the two men, expressions of
MintPress explores the two vastly different prosecutory worlds available to those with money, power and influence, and those without it, finding discrepancies between how the U.S. justice system handles corporate and street crimes.
WASHINGTON --- Two days after a Staten Island grand jury acquitted NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, banking and financial services giant BNP Paribas S.A. (BNPP) was able to delay sentencing that would force it to pay $8.9 billion for pleading guilty to violating U.S. sanctions regulations. Nobody at the