Police State

Jon Queally, staff writer
Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Sandra Bland on Saturday at the DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church in Lisle, Illinois outside of Chicago to commemorate the woman whose untimely death in Texas jail cell on July 13 has further galvanized a national call demanding something be done about the extreme levels of police violence and the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A memorial for Eric Garner. (Photo: Getty)
Friday marks one year since 43-year-old Eric Garner , a black, unarmed father...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Friday announced it was joining...

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Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."