Several videos posted online appear to show a New York City police officer using a chokehold on a suspected farebeater in an incident that took place just days before Staten Island resident Eric Garner died during a similar arrest last week.
Police Detain Man for Walking With Hands in Pockets
A man from Pontiac, MI was stopped on the street and interrogated by an Oakland County Sheriff on Thanksgiving for walking with his hands in his pockets while it was snowing.The man, Brandon B Waxx McKean, pulled his hands out of his pockets to record this abuse of power.
Charles Barkley: Without Cops, Ferguson Would Be 'Wild, Wild West'
Shortly after the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced last week, Charles Barkley went on Philadelphia's 97.5 Fanatic radio station with host Mike Missanelli, where he shared his reaction to the decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Fusion presents: The Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum
On Monday, January 11, 2016, Fusion will broadcast the Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum-the oldest minority-focused presidential forum in the nation-live from Des Moines. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Gov. Martin O'Malley, and Sen. Bernie Sanders have all confirmed their participation. The event will also be live-streamed on fusion.net and YouTube. (Fusion)
The FBI released video of the shooting death of a spokesman for the armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge. It appears to show Robert LaVoy Finicum reaching into his jacket before he fell. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket. (Associated Press)
Ninety-four out of 97 Detroit Public Schools are closed Monday because instructors called in sick, school district spokeswoman Michelle A. Zdrodowski said. The so-called sickout came after teachers found out they would not be paid for two months of work (CNN).