Sherry Hall had only been on the force for 3 months before she decided to lie, embarrass herself, and endanger every black man within a 50-mile radius. Sherry Hall, a police officer in Jackson, Ga., has been “charged with four felonies, including evidence tampering and giving false statements to investigators. (more…)
After Dylann Roof, an open white supremacist who plotted to intensify an American race war, was welcomed into Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., with open arms, he prayed with parishioners before, authorities charge, he opened fire on them, killing nine. He was eventually captured, and police officers promptly gave him a bulletproof vest—you know, in case any big, scary black people wanted revenge—and took him to Burger King because he was hungry.
Johnson, however, didn’t “have it his way”; instead, he was blown up with the violent use of remote force. (more…)
“Race is a trigger for police brutality,” Jack Glaser, an associate professor at University of California-Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, told The Huffington Post last year. Much of this may be based on the history of policing in America and the fact that modern-day policing, at least in the South, grew out of slave patrols. (more…)