Posts Tagged: Black-lives-matter

Trial Begins for Shooter of Black Lives Matter Activists in Minnesota

The trial of Allen Scarsella began today. On November 23, 2015, Scarsella and some of his buddies wanted to “stir things up” at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Minneapolis. Folks were upset because police shot and killed Jamar Clark, in what some felt was unjustified use of force. Scarsella and his friends weren’t having… Read more »

Minnesota Attorney Said that the Racists That Shot 5 Black Lives Matters Demonstrators “sick people”

Update Jan. 17, 2017. Trial Begins for Shooter of Black Lives Matter Activists in Minnesota Remember those racists who shot those five Black Lives Matters demonstrators in Minneapolis? Hennepin County Attorney Michael Freeman said in a statement that the attack was racially motived and increased the severity of the charges. “There is no doubt that… Read more »

Sandra Bland Stop and Arrest Transcript

The Huffington Post now has what appears to be the complete transcript of Sandra Bland’s illegal arrest. At no point during the arrest did State Trooper Brian Encinia do the right thing. Encinia clearly violated Bland’s rights repeatedly and provided a perfect example of how to be a really shitty cop. Bland repeatedly asked why… Read more »

Sandra Bland’s Mother: “This Means War”

Sandra Bland’s mother had to say good-bye to her daughter Tuesday. As a parent, the utter pain and destruction losing a child is unimaginable, and despite that, Bland’s mother vowed to fight for justice. “This means war,” Geneva Reed-Veal said memorializing her daughter at Johnson Phillip All Faiths Church on Prairie View A&M’s campus in… Read more »