Journalist Robin Postell breaks down some specifics of the Kendrick Johnson case and details some peculiar occurrences that until now have not been revealed or explained. She outlines 16 specific points that continues to leave us with more questions than answers .
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UPDATE 03/09/2014 The headlines about Marissa Alexander’s upcoming ‘re-trial’ tell the story of the unjustness of the justice system when it comes to black victims who use the stand your ground law in their defense. – “Marissa Alexander’s sentence could triple in ‘warning-shot’ case”.- “60 Years for Shooting Drywall? Angela Corey Switches MarissaAlexanders’s Punishment”. -“Marissa [...]
Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were charged Tuesday with illegally accepting gifts, luxury vacations and large loans from a wealthy Richmond-area businessman.
In his latest article, “Indoctrinating Religious Warriors”, Charles Blow, discusses Republican’s eagerness to use belief and or disbelief in the theory of evolution and climate change as a political ploy. He says: “Republican party leaders play on the most base convictions of conservative voters in order to solidify their support. Convince people that they’re fighting [...]
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Marissa Alexander is free from jail. She was released Wednesday, November 28, 2013 with bond set at $200,009. She had been serving a 20-year sentence for firing a warning shot at her husband who’s history of abuse towards her was well recorded at the time of the incident. Read more [...]
Tweeters are circulating a link to a petition regarding the shooting death of Tyler Woods by Long Beach police officers. Here is an excerpt from the petition: “Please sign my petition to get these uniformed career criminals off of our streets and out of our neighborhoods. It’s a simple free change, that will bring peace [...]
Seven lawmakers have written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder requesting that he direct the Justice Department to clarify the definition of “justifiable homicide” in order to capture all cases which are ruled justifiable under stand your ground laws. Representatives Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.), Bobby Scott (D-Va.), and John Conyers [...]
Colleagues of Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David S. Cunningham III, who has filed a complaint against UCLA police for excessive force, said they are shocked by the incident and don’t believe the mild-mannered former police commissioner would have provoked authorities. “Calm and thoughtful are two words that come to mind with David,” said [...]
November 23, 2012 On the anniversary of Jordan Davis’ death, family, friends, and community members gathered at Latham Plaza in Jacksonville Beach to honor and celebrate his life. One by one, candles were lit to remember Jordan Davis, the Wolfson High School student shot and killed last Black Friday at a Gate gas station. Police [...]
Sunday, November 24, 2013 LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — Protesters marched to Long Beach police headquarters Sunday to express outrage over the death of a 19-year-old man who was shot by police Tuesday. Dozens gathered at the intersection of 4th Street and Nebraska Avenue where Tyler Damon Woods, 19, of Rialto was shot and killed by [...]
Candlelight Vigil Held for 19 Year Old Tyler Damon Woods, Fatally Shot by Long Beach Police Saturday, November 23, 2013 Friends and family held a candlelight vigil Saturday evening for a 19-year-old man who was shot and killed by Long Beach police. Investigators said the officers thought Tyler Damon Woods was armed and preparing to [...]
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 LBPD has provided new information describing an intense pursuit, dogged search and ultimately fatal encounter with a suspect who had a warrant for an armed carjacking in Los Angeles. The suspect, now identified as Tyler Damon Woods, 19, of Rialto, was uncovered through a 2:30 a.m. LBPD traffic stop in the [...]
Thursday, November 21, 2013 UPDATED STORY: The Long Beach Police Department reported today (Thursday) that the suspect that was shot on a roof Tuesday did not have a weapon, but did have a prior armed robbery warrant out for his arrest. LBPD officers made a traffic stop at 2:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, near the [...]