Tag: Police

Al Sharpton’s Half-Brother Arrested For Drugs Amid Prisoner, Voting Rights Activism

Source: Houston County Jail / Houston County Jail Al Sharpton‘s half-brother, Kenneth Glasgow, faces some serious charges that can put a dent in his community activism. According to AL.com, the pastor, who also faces capital murder charges from 2018, was booked into the Houston County Jail in Alabama around 1 a.m. on Sunday. He was […]

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Why the Legacy of Stop-and-Frisk Still Threatens Bloomberg

Two months after jumping into the presidential race, Michael R. Bloomberg has hired staff members in 35 states. He has poured $200 million into advertising. He has crisscrossed the country, visiting dozens of cities far from the standard campaign trail. But one issue has dogged him the entire way: His use of stop-and-frisk policing as […]

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UK Exotic Car Dealer Gets Suspended Jail Sentence For Ferrari-Porsche Crash

A pair of exotic car owners have been handed suspended jail terms in the UK for a May 20, 2018 crash involved a Ferrari 458 Spider and Porsche 718 Cayman GTS. At the time, witnesses had told police that the duo had been driving “racing style” before the accident. The driver of the Ferrari, 32-year-old […]

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Two police officers die after Hawaii shooting, Hawaii governor says

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii’s governor says two police officers have died after a shooting in Honolulu on Sunday. Smoke billows through the streets after a shooting in Honolulu, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that officers had responded to an assault call when they encountered a male with a firearm, who then opened […]

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Guess Who’s Black: Accused Racist Miami Police Captain Javier Ortiz Reveals ‘I’m A Black Male’ During City Hall Meeting

SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS: Miami Police Capt. Javier Ortiz (pictured here in 2012) said he was a “black male” during a meeting at the Miami City Hall in Coconut Grove on January 17, 2020.Photo: Wilfredo Lee (Associated Press) Move over Rachel Dolezal. There’s another white person now publicly identifying as being black. Advertisement This time, however, […]

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The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It

Until recently, Hoan Ton-That’s greatest hits included an obscure iPhone game and an app that let people put Donald Trump’s distinctive yellow hair on their own photos. Then Mr. Ton-That — an Australian techie and onetime model — did something momentous: He invented a tool that could end your ability to walk down the street […]

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Cops Downplay Bloodying Up ‘Black Person’ After Video Shows Driver Snatched From Car

Source: Twitter After a driver was caught on video being beaten and blooded by Raleigh police, the cops released a statement that acknowledges everything but the clear brutality shown in the video. According to CBS17.com, a video went viral of Braily Batista being stopped by police officers. One of them proceeds to repeatedly knee and […]

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