It was protest, activism that brought these politicians to their knees. Politicians only hear the people when they get in their faces and clog the streets with protesters. That is the only way to get things done.
Patrisse Cullors, the artist and activist who founded the Black Lives Matter movement in 2013, alongside Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi, has called for a strike in Hollywood to protest the police shooting...
Breonna Taylor’s family is calling on Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear to appoint a new special prosecutor to reopen the case after they say newly released grand jury tapes confirm the state Attorney General Daniel Cameron “did not serve as an unbiased prosecutor in this case and intentionally did not present charges to the grand jury that would have pursued justice for Ms. Taylor.” Cameron complied with a judicial order to release 15 hours of audiotapes just before the judge’s noon deadline on Friday. “The recordings that were released were just as we assumed they were, that nobody was presenting evidence on behalf of Breonna Taylor,” says Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney representing Taylor’s family. We also speak with Democratic Kentucky Representative Attica Scott, who was arrested last month during a protest in Louisville calling for justice in the case and faces charges of first-degree rioting, failure to disperse and unlawful assembly, even as police officers were directly charged in Taylor’s killing.
White Cop Fired After Hogtying Black Woman and Ignoring Her Pleas For Help in Patrol Vehicle
Late last week, a white Aurora, Colorado, police officer admitted that he ignored a Black woman’s cries for help after the woman fell head-first while hogtied in the back of a patrol car. The police officer allowed her to stay in that position for nearly 21 minutes last year, according to CBS News.