It’s Time for Police to Start Snitching

  Sacramento police officers block the entrance Sacramento City Council chambers from demonstrators protesting the shooting of Stephon Clark     Communities of color are actually disproportionately likely to report crimes—it’s police themselves who have maintained a corrosive culture of silence. by IBRAM X. KENDI A 911 caller living in a nonwhite neighborhood snitches. A man […]

Hidden Camera: PROOF Police Departments are CORRUPT

  Cops are a gang with a tru to life no snitch policy.  Until they stop the extrajudicial killing of black brown and even white people, and all with no accountability, they will be seen as the thugs they are. They have a no snitching policy but complain about the black community not wanting to be […]

Voices: Kevin Cooper

By Mary Kate DeLucco “I have hope. And because I have hope I have life.” For Kevin Cooper, who has been on San Quentin’s death row since 1985, it is a hope that survives because of “the number of people I have helping me, who believe in my case, my innocence, and in me.” Those […]

Police Brutality: No End Under Capitalism

Police Brutality: No End Under Capitalism   “Hiring more black police officers probably doesn’t offer a direct solution to this problem.” Recently, another cop — former St. Louis officer, Jason Stockley — was acquitted for the 2011 first-degree murder of Anthony Lamar Smith. The police video caught most of the incident. It included the alleged […]

‘Don’t Shoot Me’: Video Showz Copz Hold 5 Innocent Children at Gunpoint for Playing Basketball

  Grand Rapids, MI — Outraged community leaders in Grand Rapids are demanding reform after five African American youths aged between 12 and 14 years were held at gunpoint — for no justifiable reason — as they walked home from playing basketball. Pressure on the department by The Grand Rapids Press through a Freedom of Information […]

Killing Time: Lawsuit Revealz Officialz Killed Prisoner, Framed Cellmate, and Lied to Media (2016)

Within a year, three federal lawsuits have been brought behind the tortured deaths of men imprisoned at the William P. Clements Unit in remote Amarillo, Texas. The latest suit was filed on Oct. 11, 2016 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, against 33 security and medical staff, concerning their roles […]

Geronimo Pratt & Rice/Poindexter Documentary

“Black Panthers” documentary about Geronimo Pratt, David Rice, and Edward Poindexter. Rice/Poindexter case starts at 27:19 2:30 Opening 3:00 Geronimo Pratt 5:50 Kathleen Cleaver 8:21 Jean Hamilton, Juror 9:06 David Bernstein, Defense Lawyer 10:06 Landon Williams, Ex-Black Panther 12:08 DeWayne Wolfer, Ballistics Expert 13:22 Barbara Read , Witness 14:34 Kenneth Olson, Victim 15:38 Stuart Hanlon, […]

If All Livez Matter, Act Like It

by Paris Police officers stand near the scene of where three police officers were killed on July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) I’ve looked down the barrel of a cop’s gun on three separate occasions, none of which involved crime. The most recent was in my own home, when […]

Race in the US: Know your history

“And then you might understand how the death of Michael Brown became a tipping point in the US.” A’Lelia Bundles | 15 Aug 2015 An African American woman yells ‘Freedom’ when asked to shout so loud it will be heard all over the world at the March on Washington in August 1963 [Express Newspapers/Getty Images/File] […]

Why White Amerikanz Don’t Believe in ‘Personal Accountability’ for Police

Whatever the explanation, there is a bewildering disconnect between white tolerance of police misconduct—including homicides—and the call for “personal accountability” that has long permeated our national policy discussions. by James Thindwa In These Times Thomas Hawk / Flickr [Reprinted with permission from In These Times. All rights reserved.] By a margin of 41 percent […]