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Report: Black Commuters 6 Times More Likely to Be Cited by BART Police for Consuming Food, Drinks

Earlier this month, Steve Foster of Concord, Calif., made headlines when he was detained by BART police for—wait for it—“illegally eating.” Advertisement And while many believe it was merely an isolated incident instead of the latest example of overzealous police selectively enforcing the law, a new report makes it explicitly clear that this type of […]

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Random Pop Star Slammed For Fake Apology After Mocking Black Man Harassed By Cops For Eating A Sandwich

Amber Liu is a random pop star who was part of the group f(x). However, she is now in hot water for disgusting comments she made about Steven “Orlando” Foster, the Black man who was harassed by a white Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer for eating a sandwich. Liu is now apologizing. See Also:San […]

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‘It Was Definitely Racial’: Claim Filed After Black Man Detained For Eating Sandwich

A Black man shown on viral videos being detained by police for eating a sandwich while waiting for a commuter train in San Francisco has reportedly taken steps to file a civil rights lawsuit. Steven “Orlando” Foster recently told NewsOne that he felt he was singled out on Nov. 4 by a white Bay Area […]

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BART Apologizes for Handcuffing Man Eating Sandwich on a Train Platform

The general manager of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system apologized Monday to a man who was detained and handcuffed by a police officer last week after he was seen eating a sandwich on the train platform — an episode captured in a video that was widely shared and that prompted a weekend protest. BART’s […]

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California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force

Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) urges lawmakers to approve her police use-of-force measure May 29, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. The Assembly approved her legislation, Assembly Bill 392, which would bar police from using lethal force unless it is necessary to prevent imminent harm to themselves or others.Photo: Rich Pedroncelli (Associated Press) The California Assembly overwhelmingly […]

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