Aries Clark, a Black 16 yr old was shot to death by police outside a homeless shelter in Marion, Arkansas on July 25.
Ismael Lopez was killed in his home in Southaven, Mississippi by police officers serving an arrest warrant at the wrong address. Lopez had no active warrants. The cops' excuse: Oops, wrong house! And now, the coverup.
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been convicted of criminally disobeying a court order.
In St. Louis, the murder trial of former city cop Jason Stockley, 36, begins this week. Stockley is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith in Dec 2011.
Last week, the White House announced a ban on trans persons serving in the US military. And Jeff Session's Dept of Justice argues that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not protect "homosexuals".
The Suffolk County (NY) Police department has been under federal oversight by the US Dept of Justice since 2013 due to allegations of racial profiling and discrimination against Latinos and immigrants. That didn't stop them from clapping and cheering when the POTUS gave a speech, encouraging them to commit more frequent acts of brutality. The NYPD publicly responded by criticizing Trump and the officers who cheered.
The Texas Senate effortlessly passed Senate Bill 3, the "Bathroom Bill". All the Republican senators, plus one Democrat, voted YES. It now goes to the state House.
Alaska cops defend their "right" to have sexual contact with sex workers prior to arresting them for prostitution.
Tues, August 1, 2017, 6pm Pacific.
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