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Son of Eric Garner Blasts BLM Leader for Threatening ‘Riots and Bloodshed’ in NYC

*Eric Garner Jr. has clapped back at the leader of a Black Lives Matter (BLM) chapter in New York over comments made about Mayor-elect Eric Adams.  New York BLM chapter leader Hawk Newsome said the city would erupt in “riots and bloodshed” if Adams reinstates a plainclothes police unit, as reported by Black Enterprise. Garner responded […]

The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Black Cops and Police Unions

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*Even when there are questionable uses of deadly force by law enforcement officers, even when there are videos that clearly show officers misused their authority – like in the cases of Eric Garner, George Floyd and Rashard Brooks just to name a few – there is always someone who comes to the defense of these […]

Ramsey Orta: Man Who Filmed Police Killing of Eric Garner Released From Prison

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*The man who filmed the police killing of Eric Garner in 2014 has been released from prison after serving four years. In 2016, Ramsey Orta was sentenced to prison for weapon possession as well as drug charges, per New York Daily News.  A year after filming Garner’s fatal arrest, Orta expressed regret for getting involved […]

The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Bully Cops and the Blue Wall of Silence

*It’s been more than two weeks since that video went viral showing the modern-day lynching of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Were it not for protests around the United States and the world demanding arrests of the four policemen involved in his murder there’s no doubt they still would be on duty intimidating and killing somebody […]

Spike Lee Drops Short Film Linking George Floyd, Eric Garner and Radio Raheem (Watch)

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*Spike Lee released a short film showcasing police brutality with clips of the deaths of George Floyd and Eric Garner along with footage from his 1989, Oscar-nominated film “Do the Right Thing.” Titled “Will History Stop Repeating Itself?,” Lee shared the video on Twitter, saying, “3 Brothers-Radio Raheem, Eric Garner And George Floyd.” After the video originally debuted […]

Daniel Pantaleo: 5 Years After Choking Out Eric Garner NYPD Cop is FIRED!

*Finally, justice was served when on Monday when New York City police detective Daniel Pantaleo was fired over his chokehold killing of Eric Garner. The decision to fire Pantaleo, whose deadly encounter with Garner was documented on video and sparked mass protests took five long years to happen. It can in the wake of an […]

Black Police Chiefs Agree That ‘Diversity for Diversity’s Sake is Worthless’

[videowaywire video_id=”2270C0A6ECB459F9>”] *Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn says he “guarantees” there will be changes in policing after the Stephon Clark shooting. Clark was shot multiple times in the backyard of his grandparents’ house, and Hahn stressed in a Facebook video after the incident that his officers were trained to prevent biased behavior and learn the […]

Eric Garner Death Avenged in Comic Book Series ‘Nubian Man’

*Created by Jersey-born writer, Zinc Nguvu, and illustrator Terry Brown of Lexington, Kentucky in response to the unjust killings of African-Americans ( like Eric Garner ) by police and racists across the country, the Nubian Man series ( promises to take the comic book universe by storm but online first. “I wanted everyone to know the […]

‘Two Sides’ Series to Explore the Curious Case of Sandra Bland [EUR Exclusive]

    *TV One’s “Two Sides” docu-series concludes Monday night (Feb. 12) with the controversial case of Sandra Bland. In the summer of 2015, Bland was found hanging in her jail cell after being arrested at a traffic stop three days prior. Her death was ultimately ruled a suicide but her family disagrees. “Sandy could have been anyone. She epitomizes […]