Texas Police Violently Slam Teacher To The Ground Twice & Say Black People Have Violent Tendencies
Patrol car video publicly released Thursday shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop, followed by another white officer telling her black people have "violent tendencies" and whites are justifiably afraid.
Chicago Activists Call for Action Against Police Brutality
Seventeen-year-old teen Laquan McDonald was killed by a Chicago Police officer after allegedly puncturing car tires on the city’s Southwest Side. Pat Camden, spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Police, told the media Tuesday that the teen had refused repeated requests to drop his knife and gazed blankly at officers with “a 100-yard stare.”
Clashes Erupt As Kenyans Protest For Electoral Reform: VICE News Quick Hit
Hundreds of Kenyans gathered in the capital of Nairobi for the third consecutive Monday to urge the government to replace officials in the electoral oversight commission. Protesters say the country can't otherwise hold a free and fair general election next year. (VICE News)
In Spring Valley, SC a school resource officer has been removed from the school and placed on administrative leave after video surfaced of this incident in which a student is dragged from a classroom. The incident is under investigation.
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 36 Dead, Over 140 Hurt
A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has killed 36 people and injured more than 140 others, officials say. Three attackers began shooting outside and inside the terminal late on Tuesday and blew themselves up after police fired at them, officials say. (BBC News)
Iowa City police released video of officers searching University of Iowa football player Faith Ekakitie while seeking a robbery suspect. Ekakitie told police he was in the park playing Pokemon Go. An officer thanked Ekakitie for his cooperation.
Graphic Warning: John Crawford III Shot While Holding Toy Gun
John Crawford III holds a toy gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart. The surveillance video shows him moments before the shooting and his killing by police. An Ohio grand jury has declined to indict any officers in his death.
John Crawford III Moments Before Shooting by Ohio Law Enforcement
John Crawford III enters a Wal-Mart, picks up a toy rifle and walks around the store. This video, shown to the media in Ohio, is surveillance footage from the store which captures Crawford's movements around the story.