Post Tagged with: "police brutality"

From left: Valerie Bell, mother of Sean Bell; Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Kadiatou Diallo, mother of Amadou Diallo; Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant; and Iris Baez, mother of Anthony Baez. (Photo by Bill Moore via Amsterdam News)

Toolkit Addresses Police-Involved Fatalities

New York, Police March 1, 2019 at 4:35 pm

Family members who lost loved ones in police shootings joined law enforcement officials at the presentation of a toolkit designed to discuss, and prevent, such incidents, reports Amsterdam News.

Gwen Carr on Strength and Activism

Black, New York, Police December 13, 2018 at 5:17 pm

Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, speaks to Amsterdam News about how becoming an activist helped in the healing process.

Esmerelda Simmons of the Center for Law and Social Justice (Photo via BK Reader)

30 Years of Fighting for Social Justice

African American, Black, Brooklyn, Police September 28, 2016 at 1:37 pm

In BK Reader, Attorney Esmerelda Simmons reflects on 30 years of work at the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College.

Protesters Against Brutality Say Why Rallies Make a Difference

Protesters Against Brutality Say Why Rallies Make a Difference

Manhattan, Police, Video July 18, 2016 at 2:05 pm

At a rally earlier this month in Union Square for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, demonstrators told BRIC TV why they continue to rally.

Bard High School Early college student Mo Tyler at Foley Square (Photo by Zach Williams via The Lo-Down)

Bard Students Organize Against Police Brutality

Manhattan, Police, Youth December 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Students at Bard High School Early College have been organizing others to protest police brutality, The Lo-Down reports.

Cop Watch training (Photo by Alex-Quan Pham via Gotham Gazette)

How to Cop Watch

Manhattan, Police October 10, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Mindful of recent high-profile cases of police brutality, workshops train residents on how to monitor police conduct by “holding smartphones, not guns,” reports Gotham Gazette. 

by Gwynne Hogan (from video)

Sunset Park Protests Police Brutality

Brooklyn September 29, 2014 at 3:34 pm

On Saturday, September 27, residents of Sunset Park marched to protest policy brutality. Read an account in El Diario and watch the Voices of NY video with comments from some marchers.

(Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario)

Latino Groups Join Eric Garner March

African American, Staten Island August 25, 2014 at 3:09 pm

Many Latino groups and protesters marched last Saturday on Staten Island demanding justice for victims of police brutality in the wake of Eric Garner’s death, El Diario reports.

Demonstrators protested against police brutality on Saturday in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. (Photo by Kathleen Horan via WNYC)

Kimani Gray Funeral Reignites Police Brutality Protests

African American, Crime, Opinion March 26, 2013 at 1:13 pm

The funeral for Kimani Gray, a teenager who was shot and killed by an NYPD officer, was followed by a demonstration in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, with plenty of police present, local news outlets report.

Un joven muestra una camiseta con el listado de víctimas de la práctica policial. Foto: EDLP Humberto Arellano

Marchers Unite to ‘Stop the Cops’

African American, Bronx, Crime, Latino, LGBTQ February 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Hundreds came out last Saturday to protest police policies, reports Brooklyn Ink and El Diario-La Prensa. Demonstrating against stop-and-frisk and racial profiling, different communities marched from the Bronx to Harlem.

(Photo by Kaitlyn Wells/The Uptowner)

New Yorkers Ramp Up Outcry Against Stop-and-Frisk

African American, Crime, Latino October 24, 2012 at 9:10 pm

Recent police shootings of unarmed men has put the spotlight back on stop-and-frisk. The Uptowner and Queens Chronicle reported on action taken by protesters and elected officials. Bronx Ink collected the stories of 33 Bronx residents.

Students from PS 208 performing Brazilian Dance during the Drums Along the Hudson festival in 2011.  (Photo by Joseph Rodman / DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: After Payout in NYPD Brutality Case, Couple Remains Defiant

Crime, Demographics May 18, 2012 at 11:30 am

The Brooklyn couple who just received a $360,000 settlement in their police brutality lawsuit against the NYPD speak out; Colorlines connects new Census numbers showing that white babies are now the minority with Alabama’s harsh immigration law; and previews of this weekend’s Malcolm X day celebration and a dance festival in Inwood.