Posts in tag

Looting


“So we looting after the hurricane?” “Yep, but in white neighborhoods!”

After the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, protests ensued leaving 16 officers injured. One man was caught on video by reporters  prior to the protests saying “Just know that all white people are f***king devils,”.  And  “All white cops are f***king devils and white people.” The protests and looting took place …

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is speaking out in response to the recent riots in Baltimore. The disturbances Monday led to 202 arrests, 144 vehicle fires and 19 structure fires, according to city spokesman Kevin Harris, per CNN.com. In a two-minute video posted to his Facebook page Tuesday, Lewis passionately asked the people of Baltimore …

Per the Baltimore Sun’s City Hall reporter Yvonne Wenger, the total damage is in on last night’s riots in Baltimore: Protests over the police death of Freddie Gray had simmered over the weekend, and broke out into looting and burning following Gray’s funeral yesterday. Gray was stopped by police two weeks ago for unspecified reasons; …

An online invitation to a protest held earlier this week in solidarity with Ferguson demonstrators included some specific rules of behavior for whites interested in joining the event. The ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ mantra that has emerged as a result of the August police shooting of Mike Brown – despite evidence that he was not …

From Inquisitr A group of black Ferguson residents armed with high-powered rifles stood outside a white-owned business in the city during recent riots, protecting it from rioters that looted and burned other businesses.After a grand jury returned no indictment against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown, …

Our racially-biased President believes the problem is our justice system, not violent thugs From Jared Taylor, American Renaissance, November 25, 2014 Americans are losing patience with baloney in high places. The grand jury in Clayton, Missouri, has spoken: Officer Darren Wilson was justified in shooting Michael Brown and there is no probable cause to indict. Fortunately …

According to Bureau of Justice Statistics data from 2008, there roughly 765,000 sworn officers in the United States — and an absurdly small number ever fire their weapons outside of training. Due to the success of American policing, our citizenry is able to remain blissfully unaware of the terrible dynamics of encountering an attack or …

Many news media services already had begun packing tents and television transmission vehicles as word circulated through the Ferguson community of further evidence that the black teen shot and killed by a police officer was the aggressor, resisting arrest after his suspected role in a convenience store robbery. During daylight hours Wednesday and Thursday, the …

Dorian Johnson, the primary witness to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, has an outstanding warrant for a 2011 theft in Jefferson City and pleaded guilty for filing a false police report related to that theft. St. Louis ABC affiliate ABC 17 cross referenced Johnson’s name against several records and discovered the warrant. Johnson will be the star …

Last week, prompted by complaints about his statement of sympathy on the death of Robin Williams while remaining silent on the killing of an unarmed black man by police, President Barack Obama issued a statement about the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. In his statement, Obama called the shooting “heartbreaking” and added …

So-called less-than-lethal munitions used on protesters in Ferguson have become not only a symbol of a militarized mindset among law enforcement in the US, but have galvanized bonds between struggles against state aggression, from Missouri to Palestine. Protests over the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9 by a police officer continued into …

A 23-year-old African-American man was shot and killed by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers midday on Tuesday, less than four miles from the protests in Ferguson. The man was brandishing a knife, witnesses said. According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson, the man entered a convenience store and stole two energy …

President Obama opened the door Monday to re-evaluating a massive Defense Department program that sends military equipment to local police forces, in the wake of concerns about the St. Louis County Police Department’s response to riots and protests in Ferguson, Missouri. “There is a big difference between our military and our local law enforcement, and …

A woman claiming to be a friend of Darren Wilson is speaking out to say that Michael Brown “bum rushed” the officer before he was fatally shot. The woman, going by the name “Josie,” gave Wilson’s side in a radio interview on Friday with Dana Loesch at KTFK. CNN and other mainstream outlets picked up …

Chaos broke out in the streets of Ferguson on Friday night, the same day that policeannounced the name of the officer who killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown andreleased footage appearing to show Brown stealing cigarettes from a convenience store. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson later said Friday the initial contact between Brown and officer Darren Wilson was not related …