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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…
“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
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…
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…
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"
"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…
“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…
"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…
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…
"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…
"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…
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…
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)…
Elderly Sikh man, Sahib Singh Natt, beaten and spat on in central California.

"Devastated" police chief says suspect is "my 18-year-old son"
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)…
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.)…
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)
Baltimore police officer shown on video repeatedly punching a man has resigned from the force, may face criminal assault charges…
"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"
'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…
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
#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
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
Republican official in Pennsylvania resigns after racist Facebook posts calling kneeling NFL players "baboons" and telling them to "go to Africa"
The kicker: Akil Carter was on his way home from church with his grandmother when he was menaced and handcuffed by police
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
#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…
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…
"[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?'"…
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…
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)…
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…
Two weeks after her arrest, Dallas PD fires officer #AmberGuyger over manslaughter charge for killing #BothamJean…
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…
"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"…
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…
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
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…
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…
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