Posted on Dec 22, 2014

President Obama Condemns Killings Of Two NYPD Officers

Posted in Politics

On Saturday afternoon, 28 year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn, in what Brinsley said was an act of revenge for the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Brinsley had warned of his impending attack on Instagram, and shortly after carrying it out, took his own life as police closed in on him at...

Posted on Nov 25, 2014

President Obama On #Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: ‘This Is An Issue For America’

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As St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch concluded his press conference announcing the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, the White House announced that President Obama would be delivering a statement. Amid thus far minor violence and vandalism between civilians and police, President Obama took to the podium shortly after 10 pm Eastern time to urge calm, ask for...

Posted on Oct 22, 2014

Prepare Yourself: Officer Darren Wilson Probably Won’t Be Charged for Shooting Mike Brown

Posted in Media

Yesterday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch published the results of the official autopsy performed on Mike Brown in the immediate aftermath of his shooting on August 7th of this year. Among the findings: there was a "significant altercation" at Officer Darren Wilson's car and Brown appeared to have tried to grab the gun from out of his hand....