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.”
Police Union Insults BLM, Posts Photo of Dogs "Black Labs Matter"
The San Francisco Police Officer's Association is under fire after publishing a photo of two dogs in its newspaper criticizing the Black Lives Matter phrase and movement reported SFGate. The photo shows a black Labrador Retriever with a sign around its neck reading "Black Labs Matter" and a yellow Labrador Retriever with a sign reading "All Labs Matter," a reference to "All Lives Matter," a counter response to "Black Lives Matter." (Complex News)
Surveillance Video Shows Cleveland Police Officer Shoot 12-Year-Old
Cleveland police have released surveillance video showing 12 year old Tamir Rice being shot by an officer who has just exited a moving patrol car. Rice was alleged to have 'brandished' a bb gun. The video clearly shows the car had just stopped moving when the boy was shot. There is no audio on the video. This version was played at a news conference.
The Moment President Obama First Meets Federal Inmates: Fixing the System (Teaser)
Check out an exclusive clip from VICE and HBO's upcoming special on criminal justice in the US: 'Fixing The System' - it will air September 27. Watch the full trailer: http://bit.ly/1MmMPRj In the first clip to go live from the special, we see the moment that President Obama meets the inmates and sits down with them for an in-depth conversation.
U.S. Olympic Athlete Greeted with 'Zika' Chants & Boos in Rio
Even though the opening ceremonies for the 2016 Olympics won't go down until Friday, a few events have already started, because fitting everything into the two-and-a-half week duration of the games would be logistically impossible/f***ing bonkers. And because of the weird format, nobody would blame you if you were unaware that the U.S. (Complex News)
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.