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Hands up. Don’t Shoot! A community Video to protest police brutality against black men

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In an effort to speak out against police aggression targeting African-American men and the killing of Michael Brown, community members in Chicago will convene to create a short video and release a photo. “Hands Up. Don’t shoot!” is meant to gather protesters in solidarity to stand behind the family of Michael Brown, and to stand […]

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BYP100′s Jasson Perez talks police brutality, accurately reporting misconduct

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  BYP100 National Co-Chair Jasson Perez joined Vocalo Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams. During the conversation, Perez talks about police brutality and shares ways that individuals can properly document and report instances of police misconduct.

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BYP100 on how you can end police brutality in your community

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The following post originally appears on The Grio. It was written by BYP100′s  National Coordinator Charlene Carruthers and BYP100 member Terrance Laney. By: Charlene Carruthers & Terrance Laney President Barack Obama’s statements on the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, left many young black folks feeling that  the administration was either unwilling or inept at addressing […]

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With #myNYPD hashtag, Black Twitter exposes police brutality

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The New York Police Department is known for executing a history of violent and discriminatory practices that many say unfairly target minorities. An effort to share positive stories and experiences through the #myNYPD hashtag backfired after members of Black Twitter jacked the hashtag to highlight police brutality carried out by the department. 

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Video: Black cyclist “packing” cupcake attacked by police

D’Paris Williams is 21-years-old. He’s employed, attends classes at City Colleges of San Francisco and is interested in photography. On Friday, he became the latest victim of physical assault and racial profiling by police.

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Police officer charged for assaulting woman before she died

A LAPD officer has been charged with assault for kicking a handcuffed woman seven times in the abdomen, upper thigh and stomach before she lost consciousness and died.

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Grand Jury Will NOT Charge Officer Who Shot and Killed Unarmed Teenager Ramarley Graham

Not to be outdone by the antics of Florida, a grand jury has decided not to charge an NYPD officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager, Ramarley Graham. Federal Prosecutors say they will review the case to determine if Graham’s civil rights were violated.

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Court Rules Officer Who Killed Oscar Grant Can Be Sued

The officer who shot and killed Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day 2009 may face a lawsuit. Attempts by former BART officer Johannes Mehserle to claim police immunity were unanimously rejected by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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New LAPD Program Allows Officers to Come Face-to-Face w/ Community Members on Racial Profiling

The LAPD has announced a new program where officers can come face-to-face with community members who accuse them of racial profiling. The Community-Employee Mediation Pilot program will allow both sides to see things from the other’s perspective. Neither party is required to agree with one another; and only conflicts that don’t involve use of force, […]

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Florida Police Shoot Unarmed Man in Front of His Own House

Roy Middleton was outside of his own home grabbing a pack of cigarettes from his car when the police arrived, believing he was an intruder. They opened fire on him even though he was cooperating with their commands.

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