Tag Archives: civil unrest

Video Of Charlotte Police Shooting Released [VIDEO]

Twitter is conflicted as to whether a gun is seen. I’m not seeing one. NBC News reports: Unsettling footage obtained exclusively by NBC News shows the moments leading up to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina. The footage, taken by Scott’s wife, does not clearly show the exact moment he was shot by police ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Charlotte Sees Second Night Of Unrest, Gov. McCrory Calls Out National Guard [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Violent protests raged in Charlotte for the second night over the police shooting of an African-American man, prompting the North Carolina governor to declare a state of emergency. One person was left on life support after getting shot by another civilian Wednesday night during the unrest, the city tweeted. Earlier, the city had said the person had died. ...

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BALTIMORE: All Charges Dropped Against Final Three Cops In Freddie Gray Police Brutality Case

The Baltimore Sun reports: Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history. The startling move was an apparent acknowledgement of the unlikelihood of a conviction following the acquittals of three other ...

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TURKEY: Military Coup Attempt Underway [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Gunfire was heard and jets were seen flying in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Friday. The apparent incidents immediately piqued interest across the world, as Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a group within Turkey’s military had attempted to overthrow the government and security forces had been called in to “do what is necessary.” “Some people illegally undertook ...

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Confronts Obama Over Race Relations: The Police Don’t Trust You [VIDEO]

The Dallas Morning News reports: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants President Barack Obama to choose his words more carefully when it comes to police and racial matters. During a televised town hall Thursday, Patrick implored Obama to more strongly condemn those who call for the deaths of officers. He also urged the president to grant a national law enforcement group’s ...

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CLEVELAND: GOP Braces For Chaotic Convention

The Hill reports: Thousands of party leaders, delegates, reporters and activists are descending on Cleveland for a week of platform and rules committee hearings as Republicans prepare to nominate a candidate that has divided the GOP and been a flashpoint for controversy. Those meetings will take place under the shadow of a traumatic week marked by the massacre of five ...

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BALTIMORE: Cop Found Not Guilty On All Charges In Freddie Gray Case That Spurred Civil Unrest

CBS Baltimore reports: Freddie Gray arresting officer Edward Nero was found not guilty on all counts by Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams Monday morning. Nero faced second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office. Nero waived his right to a trial by jury. His bench trial began May 12 and final arguments were heard Thursday. ...

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Anonymous To De-Hood 1000 KKK Members

Anonymous says they will reveal the identities of 1000 Ku Klux Klan members on the first anniversary of the Ferguson riots, which began last year on November 24th. “We are not attacking you because of what you believe in as we fight for freedom of speech,” Anonymous said in a statement released last week. “We are attacking you because of ...

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FERGUSON: Heavily Armed “Oath Keepers” Show Up Under Guise Of Protecting Crackpot Reporter

They are supposedly there to protect a representative of Info Wars. Reuters reports: Four civilians carrying automatic rifles and sidearms patrolled a riot-torn street in Ferguson, Missouri, early Tuesday, saying they were there to protect a media organization but drawing swift criticism from police and protesters alike. The appearance of the four men, all white, quickly drew stares in the ...

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Prince – Baltimore

Via USA Today: The promised Prince track about the unrest in Baltimore has dropped on SoundCloud. The serious subject matter is juxtaposed against a bouncy, guitar-based track, recorded at the singer’s Paisley Park Studios in Minnesota with a vocal assist from Eryn Allen Kane. The Purple One begins by alluding to the 1992 Ice Cube track It was a Good ...

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BREAKING: Maryland DA Charges Six Cops In Custody Death Of Freddie Gray

Charges include second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault, and police misconduct.

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Baltimore Protests Spread To Manhattan

Via AM New York: Several hundred vocal demonstrators marched through Manhattan streets Wednesday night to protest the death of a Baltimore man in police custody that has sparked widespread riots and looting across Maryland’s largest city. Police said dozens were arrested throughout the evening in Manhattan after they resisted officers trying to keep them on sidewalks and off streets clogged ...

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Hillary Calls For Police Body Cameras

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Baltimore To See Pro Baseball First

It’s believed that this is a first for major league baseball: “After consultation with Major League Baseball and city and local officials, tomorrow’s game between the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will be closed to the public,” the team said in a statement. “The Orioles will also play their three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays, scheduled for May 1-3, ...

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Hillary Reacts To Baltimore Riots

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BALTIMORE: Governor Declares State Of Emergency, Calls Out National Guard

Via ABC News: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency today following a violent gathering in Baltimore, where people threw objects at police, set cars on fire and looted businesses. Hogan also activated the National Guard. The standoff began near the Mondawmin Mall in the northwest part of the city, the Baltimore Police Department said, as the group ...

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Ferguson Police Chief To Resign

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President Obama Speaks At Selma,
Gives Nod To Battle For LGBT Rights

Via the New York Times: In an address at the scene of what became known as “Bloody Sunday,” Mr. Obama rejected the notion that race relations have not improved since then, despite the string of police shootings that have provoked demonstrations. “What happened in Ferguson may not be unique,” he said, “but it’s no longer endemic. It’s no longer sanctioned ...

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Pussy Riot – I Can’t Breathe

From their clip description: Pussy Riot’s first song in English is dedicated to Eric Garner and the words he repeated eleven times before his death. This song is for Eric and for all those from Russia to America and around the globe who suffer from state terror – killed, choked, perished because of war and state sponsored violence of all ...

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