Screenshot of encounterA police officer in Boynton Beach, FL. is under scrutiny after a video of him threatening to shoot a group of young black men who were video taping the encounter after being stopped for a traffic violation.
Here’s the video:
Boynton Beach Police Chief Jeffrey Katz defended the aggressive reaction of his…
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I first wrote about John Crawfordon August 7, after learning of his shooting death in an Walmart in Beaver Creek, Ohio. While much of the nation’s attention has been centered around the horrible shooting death of Michael Brown, and the ongoing protests in Ferguson, John Crawford’s death also requires people of conscience everywhere to demand justice on behalf this innocent…
Beverly Hills Police Arrest TV Producer For Walking While Black, Refuse To Watch Footage Proving His Innocence (VIDEO)
Charles Belk via Twitter, retrieved by ThinkProgress
Apparently, it doesn’t matter where a black person walks in this country. Police will always find a way to arrest them and violate their rights. But this time, officers bit off more than they can chew.
Television producer Charles Belk is tall, bald, and black as are many African-American men in America. However, based on that broad description,…