Apparently, police needed to kill 11 people before the Indian courts could take appropriate action to halt the expansion of a copper smelter in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, along the southeastern coast of India.
The story of Flint, Michigan, begins long before the lead-tainted water crisis that threw the city into a national spotlight in 2015. And it’ll continue long after the ongoing crisis ends.
Though the CW’s Black Lightning isn’t slated to premiere until next week, there are certain things about the show and its titular hero you can easily discern without having seen them. Black Lightning is a (retired) black superhero operating outside the law. Of course he’s had run-ins with the police.
When Bruce Wayne invites the people of the community into his lavish mansion for a food drive on Thanksgiving, he probably views it as a part of his overall mission, a mission that culminates in his work as Batman. According to some of the citizens he’s helping, though, that might not be the case.
Yesterday, the world watched in horror as a 69-year-old man was dragged off a United flight in Chicago. The CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz, said that he was sorry “for having to re-accommodate these customers.” And if you thought Munoz’s “apology” was tone deaf, wait until you hear the CEO’s latest statement.
It’s difficult to watch the footage of an out-of-control police officer losing his shit while breaking up a pool party of adolescents in McKinney, Texas. It’s impossible to forget the moment he kneels on top of a young girl in a swimsuit while she cries for help. Artist @markusprimelives responded by flipping the…
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for body cameras for all police in a speech about law enforcement reform at Columbia University earlier this morning.
Looks like the long arm of the law is trying to diddle Wikipedia into submission. Members of the NYPD are trying to scrub Wikipedia's entries about police violence.
Today the LA Police Department announced that it had purchased 3,130 new Tasers that activate a body camera when they're being used. The camera is activated after the officer turns off the safety on the Taser. The "non-lethal" weapon communicates with the officer's body camera via bluetooth.
Last year a Denver cop was videotaped manhandling Shawn Johnson after he used a women's restroom in a nightclub. Johnson's pal, Michael DeHerrera was talking on his phone nearby, which angered the arresting officer. So he beat DeHerrera's ass.