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“If you have burglaries that are not solved, if you see anybody black walking through our streets and they have somewhat of a record, arrest them so we can pin them for all the burglaries”

Police chief told cops to frame random black people to boost stats
miamiherald.com/news/local/cri…
“You’re not supposed to be here. This is a good neighborhood"

White woman calls cops on black man for listening to yoga CD in his car rawstory.com/?p=1313687
University of Louisville announced that the school's football stadium will no longer carry the Papa John's name after founder John Schnatter admitted to using the n-word during a conference call wlky.com/article/ap-pap…
University of Kentucky, which houses the "John H. Schnatter Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise" (courtesy of an $8 million donation), will no longer use Schnatter's name following his use of a racial slur
cbsnews.com/news/papa-john…
CVS manager called police on a black woman for using a coupon he didn't recognize.

"The manager, Morry Matson, was a state delegate for Trump’s presidential campaign"
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"In the video, the manager is seen shaking as he speaks with police on the phone."

"Shaking" from what? Fear of a black woman armed with a deadly coupon?

Or what the media likes to call "economic anxiety"?
Papa John's founder John Schnatter evicted from company offices, removed as spokesperson after racial slur bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
“I open the door and there is a red dot pointed at my face from a 9-mm"

"Mission: Impossible" star Ving Rhames says police held him at gunpoint in his own home after a neighbor told 911 'a large black man' had broken in m.sfgate.com/entertainment/…
"What if it was my son and he had a video game remote or something and you thought it was a gun?”

Actor #VingRhames says police held him at gunpoint in his own home after a neighbor called 911 and said a large black man had broken in theguardian.com/us-news/2018/j…
Mother says medics denied her daughter, who was suffering stroke symptoms, an ambulance ride because they assumed she couldn't afford It.

Crystle Galloway died days later, leaving behind 3 young children, including a 5-day old baby theroot.com/mother-says-me…
"The vandalism is now gone: community members and neighbors came together to wash away the racial slurs"

Police break down door, arrest woman who spray-painted "N*ggers stay out" "Hail Trump" and a swastika on her neighbor's house 13abc.com/content/news/A…
"He seems to be out of place … I don’t know what he’s doing in there just laying on the couch"

Employee who called police on black Smith College student Oumou Kanoute put on leave va.newsrepublic.net/s/Trjeds
boston.cbslocal.com/2018/08/03/oum…
71-year-old Sikh man, Sahib Singh, brutally beaten and spit on by 2 men during his morning walk.

The incident, which was caught on a security camera, is the second such attack on a Sikh man in California's Central Valley in the last week
buzzfeed.com/talalansari/ca…
Bunch: “We just noticed you’ve been following us everywhere.”

Moore: “You know why? Because you don’t belong in my city.”

Bunch: "We're from here"

Arkansas officer fired after telling group of black men they 'don't belong' in their hometown (with video) thv11.com/mobile/article…
Elderly Sikh man, Sahib Singh Natt, beaten and spat on in central California.

"Devastated" police chief says suspect is "my 18-year-old son"
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The tolerant Right.

Angry Trump supporter calls police on black NY State Senator Jesse Hamilton for talking to voters outside a Brooklyn subway station (w/ video) nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-me…
Viral video shows Oakland woman falsely claiming to be an immigration attorney, threatening Spanish speakers over parking space

(Lesleigh Franklin has since stepped down as CEO of a mental health clinic.) sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…
Baltimore police officer has been suspended after a viral video showed him repeatedly punching and tackling to the ground a man who did not return the blows (video via @deray)
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Baltimore police officer shown on video repeatedly punching a man has resigned from the force, may face criminal assault charges
baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…
"Video showed the officer throwing punches at #DashawnMcGrier. Police said the man was not charged with a crime.

McGrier suffered a fractured jaw and ribs, swelling around his eye socket and ringing in his ears"
"Neither officer is currently facing any discipline from the incident"
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'I believe the Bible is about white people and for white people"

In a letter addressed to a white supremacist group, Tennessee inmate confessed to burning a black man alive because of his race, citing the Bible as an influence
newschannel5.com/news/top-prose…
Former police officer Roy Oliver convicted of murder for shooting unarmed 15-year-old honor roll student #JordanEdwards, could face up to life in prison
wapo.st/2LBepOO
#JordanEdwards’ father on the #RoyOliverTrial verdict: "This case is not just about Jordan. It's about #TamirRice, it's about #WalterScott, it's about #AltonSterling. It's about every unarmed African American who has been killed and has not gotten justice"
"In the exaggerated accent of a minstrel performer, a man pretending to be Gillum talks about mud huts & unfair policing practices. In the background are the sounds of drums and monkeys"

Idaho neo-Nazis target nominee for FL governor with racist robocalls nyti.ms/2wtSXXg
An Idaho neo-Nazi group behind racist robocall campaigns in Charlottesville, VA, Oregon & California is bombarding Florida Democratic voters with a robocall mocking Andrew Gillum, in a black minstrel-style voice as jungle noises play in the background politi.co/2C6Rbkq
Republican official in Pennsylvania resigns after racist Facebook posts calling kneeling NFL players "baboons" and telling them to "go to Africa" nyp.st/2PXuvG1
The kicker: Akil Carter was on his way home from church with his grandmother when he was menaced and handcuffed by police
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Black teenager headed home from church with his white grandmother was taken into custody by police in Wisconsin after two witnesses falsely reported that he was robbing her
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#BothamShemJean was a top student who attended a Christian university, led the campus ministry, and worked at Price Waterhouse Coopers.

And was murdered in his own home when a Dallas cop entered the wrong apt in her building & mistook him for an intruder nbcnews.com/news/us-news/d…
Officer Amber Guyger's account keeps changing as her claims are refuted by the facts.

This is why law enforcement is trying to make #BothamJean responsible for his own murder.
Dallas police officer Amber Guyger's family says they aren't racist, deny gestures in photos are white power signs #BothamJean dallasnews.com/news/crime/201…
"[2 witnesses] heard knocking down the hallway followed by a woman's voice they believe to be Guyger's saying, 'Let me in. Let me in" ..

One then heard gunshots followed by a man's voice, likely #BothamJean's last words: "Oh my God, why did you do that?'" cbsnews.com/news/botham-je…
This is why they #TakeAKnee.

The inevitable character assassination of the victim every time a cop kills an innocent black man. And the media obediently provides a platform for the smears.

Even in death, there is neither justice nor peace.
Important thread on trigger-happy cops, smear campaigns and impunity, with particular resonance today. #BothamJean
Dallas County DA’s Office obtains permission to analyze data on the electronic keys to the apartment front doors of Officer Amber Guyger and #BothamJean, which could prove whether she lied that his door was ajar and if she unlocked her own door first dallasnews.com/news/crime/201…
Memphis PD: Some officers involved in the shooting of #MartaviousBanks as he fled on foot following a traffic stop improperly switched off body and vehicle cameras prior to the shooting (h/t @Byron_Mobley via @greg_doucette)
commercialappeal.com/story/news/201…
You don't even have to see Robert Spellman's picture to know.

Florida man sentenced to 20 years in state prison for stealing 10 cartons of cigarettes from a Circle K stock room
wtsp.com/amp/article?se…
Two weeks after her arrest, Dallas PD fires officer #AmberGuyger over manslaughter charge for killing #BothamJean dallasnews.com/news/dallas-po…
The power of public pressure.

“The first step towards justice”: Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall fires Amber Guyger, the officer who fatally shot #BothamJean in his apartment, after the chief previously said she couldn’t fire her
star-telegram.com/news/local/com…
"Questions over Dallas PD's handling of the incident aren't going away. From the decision to search #BothamJean's home for "narcotics" after the shooting to the fact that they waited nearly 3 days to arrest Guyger, the department has much to answer for" reason.com/blog/2018/09/2…
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke found guilty of second degree murder and of 16 counts of aggravated battery in the 2014 shooting death of black teenager #LaquanMcDonald abcnews.go.com/US/verdict-rea…
Jason Van Dyke found guilty of murder, the first Chicago police officer convicted of murder for an on-duty shooting in nearly 50 years.

He was also convicted of 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, one for every shot he fired at #LaquanMcDonald nyti.ms/2CuNbtn
Timothy Loehmann, the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, hired as a part-time officer in a rural Ohio town news5cleveland.com/news/local-new…
Dallas police, DA refuse to release ex-officer Amber Guyger's 911 call, autopsy report in #BothamJean's killing.

Also withheld: other 911 calls; Guyger's personnel file, clock-in & clock-out times the day of the shooting, body cam and dash cam videos dallasnews.com/news/dallas-po…
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