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  • Man shot in head, killed in front of kids in Miami Gardens driveway [Sharpton Silent]

    01/29/2015 5:40:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 1/26/15 | Lance Dixon
    Miami Gardens police said they have few leads in the brazen murder of James Hall, shot in the head late Sunday night in his driveway as his girlfriend's two children looked on. Hall, 42, had returned home just before midnight when the children said four men surrounded the car and fired through the front windshield. "They killed him in front of my kids," Hall’s girlfriend, Ashley Walden, told Herald news partner CBS4.
  • Inside South Africa's whites-only town of Orania

    01/28/2015 12:37:36 PM PST · by Osage Orange · 84 replies
    BBC News Africa ^ | Oct 6th...2014 | Pumza Fihlani
    In the sparsely populated Karoo desert in the heart of South Africa's Northern Cape, the spirit of apartheid lives on. I spent a few days in Orania, a town established in 1991 where no black people live. I was part of a BBC crew, including Zimbabwean journalist Stanley Kwenda, who were accredited to visit.
  • What Race Officials Noticed in a Photographer’s Finish(truncated)

    01/27/2015 1:31:48 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 28 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 01/27/2015 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    On first glance you might miss it. But what race officials in Houston spotted in a photographer’s finish line-area picture of a horse race has led to the jockey facing felony charges.
  • How Obama Glossed Over His Greatest Failure

    01/26/2015 8:09:18 AM PST · by libstripper · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Jan. 26, 2015 | Jack Cashill
    What amazed me is that Obama mentioned it all. Deep into his predictably Panglossian State of the Union speech on Tuesday, the president reminded the audience of the vision he shared at his breakout 2004 convention speech – namely, that there not be a "a black America or a white America ,  but a United States of America." Pundits, he conceded, faulted him for failing to deliver on this vision, but curiously, Obama did not say the pundits were wrong. Instead, he criticized them for their cynicism, their failure to take his vision seriously. This, of course, was nonsense. The great...
  • White professor teaches the 'problem of whiteness' course at Arizona State University

    01/24/2015 10:31:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 01/24/2015 | Lauren Clark
    At Arizona State University (ASU), students can now learn about the “problem of whiteness” in America. The public university is offering an English class to its students this semester called “Studies in American Literature/Culture: U.S. Race Theory & the Problem of Whiteness.” According to the class description on ASU’s website, students will be reading The Possessive Investment in Whiteness, Critical Race Theory, Everyday Language of White Racism, Playing in the Dark, and The Alchemy of Race and Rights. At time of publication, 18 students were enrolled in the course offered at ASU’s Tempe campus. Students can receive three credits for...
  • Fired US McDonald's workers allege racial discrimination

    01/23/2015 2:54:22 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 92 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 23 Jan 15 | AFP Reporter
    A group of former McDonald's workers is suing the fast-food giant in the United States for alleged racial discrimination and sexual harassment after they were fired from several restaurants in Virginia. According to the civil rights complaint filed Thursday, workers at franchised restaurants in the southern state of Virginia were "subjected to rampant racial and sexual harassment, committed by the restaurants' highest-ranking supervisors." The lawsuit potentially has broad implications because it contends that McDonald's is responsible for the well-being of workers at all its restaurants, even if they are franchises. The plaintiffs, nine of whom are black and one...
  • Convicted by the FBI and DOJ—Obama, Holder, Sharpton

    01/22/2015 10:00:17 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/22/15 | Rob Cunningham
    Moronic social media campaigns inspired by the Obama, Holder and Sharpton lies led directly to the double murders of two NYPD officers Today, the FBI and DOJ have VERIFIED Obama’s malicious, pre-meditated racism, attempted character assassination and gross endangerment of every police officer in America. A joint FBI/DOJ investigation of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of strong arm felon-suspect Michael Brown, has been validated as pure self-defense, fully exonerating Officer Darren Wilson. This FBI/DOJ decision exposes the FACT that racial politics MUST have been the ONLY possible calculation Obama used to deploy Al Sharpton and Eric Holder to Ferguson,...
  • Sheriff: Al Sharpton Should ‘Go Back into the Gutter He Came From’

    01/22/2015 8:12:29 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 21 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1-22-15 | Evan McMurry
    Milwaukee County Sheriff and conservative commentator David Clarke told Fox & Friends Thursday morning that the Justice Department’s likely decision not to pursue a civil rights case against Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was a vindication for the officer and an indictment of “race hustlers” like Attorney General Eric Holder and Reverend Al Sharpton. “The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri got it right, Clarke said. “Officer Wilson has been exonerated. The thing I want to know is how does he get his reputation back?” Clarke reserved much of his ire for Sharpton. “I don’t expect anything intelligent to come out of...
  • MSNBC’s Maddow Now Rewriting Instant Replays

    01/22/2015 5:09:06 AM PST · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1-21-2015 | Ann Coulter
    That MSNBC routinely, almost compulsively, mischaracterizes what conservatives say is nothing new. It’s what makes the network so adorable. But in a recent trend, anchor Rachel Maddow has been upping the ante, altering quotes we just heard her play on tape.On Monday night, for example, Rachel ran a news clip from President Reagan’s 1983 Martin Luther King Day signing ceremony: “Chris Wallace, NBC Reporter (by miraculous coincidence, currently a Fox News anchor): ‘There was an air of celebration in the Rose Garden and an underlying tension. White House officials wrestled for days how to usher in a holiday the president...
  • U.S. Not Expected to Fault Officer in Ferguson Case [Grand Jury Vindicated, Media Weeps]

    01/22/2015 4:25:28 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 1/22/15 | MATT APUZZO and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    SUBSCRIBELOG INU.S. U.S. Not Expected to Fault Officer in Ferguson Case Protesters in Ferguson on Monday. A federal civil rights investigation of the mostly white police department, serving a mainly black community, is underway. MICHAEL B. THOMAS / AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE — GETTY IMAGES By MATT APUZZO and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT JANUARY 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — Justice Department lawyers will recommend that no civil rights charges be brought against the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., after an F.B.I. investigation found no evidence to support charges, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Attorney General Eric H. Holder...
  • Black Student Union Leader: Obama is a White Supremacist

    01/21/2015 4:07:44 PM PST · by rightistight · 24 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/21/15 | Aurelius
    One of the leaders of a Black Student Union has declared that President Barack Obama is literally a black white supremacist. The comment came from Parisa Ahmed, one of the leaders of Gregori High School's Black Student Union. The statement was posted last week and is one of many extremely racist statements by Ms. Ahmed, who calls herself the "a Queen amongst Queens," a "feminist," and a "revolutionary thinker." You can see her statement about the President below: Ahmed has repeatedly attacked "white people" simply because of the color of their skin, yet claims not to be a racist. She...
  • Miami police suspend program using mug shots as targets

    01/19/2015 9:31:22 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 1/19/15 | RACHELLE BLIDNER
    .....A Florida police chief suspended a sniper training program widely criticized for using mug shots of African-American men for target practice. North Miami Beach Police Chief J. Scott Dennis said the department is investigating the program after a National Guard soldier discovered her brother's bullet-riddled mugshot at a gun range last month.
  • Race Issues In America: A Ranger’s Perspective

    01/19/2015 8:29:45 AM PST · by aft_lizard · 8 replies
    SOFRep ^ | Dec 6 2014 | Nick "The Reaper" Irving
    I’ve been asked to give my thoughts on the highly publicized recent “events” in the media because of the pigmentation of my skin. Yes, I am “African American,” but I’d like to simply be referred to as an American. My ethnic background also includes white, black, and Native American. Now that that’s out of the way, here is where I stand: – 15 million children die each year from starvation. (A third of these children live in Africa) – A few months ago, we were all going to get Ebola. (My allergies did get a little crazy around that time.)...
  • Ex-CIA Officer Indicted for Leaking Classified Info to New York Times Reporter

    01/14/2011 4:20:20 PM PST · by lbryce · 20 replies
    Gawker ^ | January 6, 2011 | Staff
    Ex-CIA Officer Indicted for Leaking Classified Info to New York Slimes Reporter Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA officer, was indicted today for leaking classified information to New York Times reporter James Risen. The indictment shows that the federal government had access to their e-mail and phone contacts going back several years. Sterling served on the Iran desk of the CIA in the 1990s, and oversaw a classified program aimed at sabotaging the development of its nuclear programming. He left the CIA in 2000 and sued for racial discrimination (he is African American) in a case that went all the way...
  • Ex-CIA officer charged with giving reporter secrets

    01/06/2011 3:57:16 PM PST · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    A former CIA officer was arrested on Thursday on charges of illegally disclosing national defense information about Iran to a New York Times reporter who wrote a book. The U.S. Justice Department said Jeffrey Sterling, 43, was charged with six counts of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information and one count of unlawfully keeping national defense information, mail fraud, unauthorized conveyance of government property and obstructing justice.
  • Why Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' Oscar Snub Matters

    01/15/2015 6:13:13 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 50 replies
    forbes ^ | 1/15/15 | Scott Mendelson, Contributor
    The Oscar nominations were announced this morning. There will be plenty of analysis regarding good surprises and bad surprises....he most egregious omission is the sadly not-entirely-surprising absence of Selma’s Ava DuVernay from the five contenders nominated for Best Director.... I fear that it will affect the artistic opportunities afforded to its African-American female director in a manner different than if Selma would have come under fire under the directorial lens of a white male filmmaker.
  • I’m An Individual NOT A Color!

    01/14/2015 9:36:04 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/14/15 | Nadra Enzi
    Individualism, like traditional values, is infinitely more than skin deep Anyone with eyes can see that I’m a dark Black man. That and a couple dollars might buy you a cup of coffee at a trendy shop. Two terms of Obama-inflamed identity politics makes me reassert a lifelong commitment to individualism. I’m not a one-size-fits-all person. The fact I voted contrary to 96% of my ethnicity in the last two presidential elections is one of many proofs. The lemmings of liberalism marching off the cliff aren’t made cuter because many share my hue. Old school groupthink falls short of meeting...
  • VH1 Bringing 'Sorority Sisters' Season to a Quick End [Accused of being racist]

    01/14/2015 3:49:28 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | 1/13/15 | Lynn Elber
    VH1 is pushing the debut season of "Sorority Sisters" to a quick end after facing criticism for the reality show's depiction of black sorority members.
  • The Black Ban

    01/12/2015 2:10:31 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 46 replies
    World Around The Net ^ | January 5, 2015
    According to the latest census data, African Americans make up just over 13% of the US population. That means out of the 317 million people living in the USA, there are about 41 million blacks -- just over the total population of California. However, looking at the popular culture you'd never know that. Black music dominates popular music. Black culture is how most people define "cool." And most of all, what might offend blacks dominates popular culture, media, education, and entertainment. Fred Reed writes:
  • Business owner killed, three suspects injured in robbery-gone-bad at Shawnee gun store

    01/10/2015 11:04:43 AM PST · by vladimir998 · 16 replies
    KC Star ^ | 1/10/15 | Tony Rizzo, et al.
    My Summary: 4 men tried to rob a mom and pop gun store which caters to women in Shawnee, Kansas just outside of Kansas City. The owners defended themselves and their shop. Robbers were wounded. All were eventually caught. Two were severely wounded enough they were still in the shop when police arrived. Sadly, Jon Bieker, 44, of Gardner, Kansas who co-owned the gun shop with his wife, Becky Bieker, died later at a hospital.
  • Two Men Dead After 3 Shootings In 14 Hours In Miami [Sharpton & Holder Won't Visit Families]

    01/09/2015 1:30:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 1/8/15
    Three shootings in 24 hours in Miami have taken the lives of two men and have left another man and two women wounded. Miami Police say the latest victim was a man in his early to mid 20s who was shot and killed....
  • Former Holyoke (MA) police chief says President Obama created era of mistrust in race relations

    01/08/2015 5:15:26 AM PST · by libertarian27 · 10 replies
    The Republican ^ | Jan 8, 2015 | Anthony R. Scott
    I have been putting off writing this op-ed piece for the past several months hoping in vain that our President and Attorney Eric Holder would become real leaders and not continue down the racist road they have been traveling. However the most recent police murders in New York City have prompted me to break my silence. I did not vote for President Obama when he first ran nor did I vote for him in 2012. When he was first elected I hoped that as a person of color he would move race relations forward and become a good, if not...
  • Charlie Rangel: I Only Cared About Dead Soldiers When They 'Looked Like Me'

    01/06/2015 11:17:05 AM PST · by upbeat5 · 52 replies
    Truth Revolt.org ^ | January 5, 2015 | Jeff Dunetz
    Congressman Charlie Rangel who is quick to slander the tea party with charges of racism, was a guest on Monday's "The Ed Show" on MSNBC, where he made a statement that appeared to be startingly racist: "I was in combat, and I’m telling you, I saw more dead people, but I never was moved until I saw dead people that looked like me in my uniform." Rangel was on the show to discuss the police who turned their backs on Mayor De Blasio during Sunday’s funeral for slain New York Police Department officer Wenjian Liu. When asked to comment, Rangel...
  • Jim Webb and the Democrats’ white-man problem

    01/06/2015 8:27:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 01/06/2015 | By Nia-Malika Henderson
    Some think Jim Webb could be the liberal Democratic alternative to Hillary Clinton in 2016. Perhaps it's more likely, though, that Webb could position himself as something the Democratic Party — or any party, really — hasn't seen in some time: the vocal champion of the working-class white man. The former Virginia senator offered this critique of his party to Matt Bai over at Yahoo!, and it sounds like something that you might hear on the campaign trail going forward. “I think this is where Democrats screw up, you know?” Webb said. “I think that they have kind of unwittingly...
  • Pat Buchanan: 'Civil war' in Democratic Party

    01/05/2015 9:18:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | January 5, 2015 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    For the third time, the cops of the NYPD have turned their backs on the mayor of New York. The first time was when Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived at Woodhull Hospital where mortally wounded officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu had been taken on Dec. 20. The second was when the mayor spoke at Ramos’ funeral. The third was at Liu’s service on Sunday. Detestation of de Blasio among the NYPD and the cops who came from across the country to stand in solidarity with their slain brothers is broad and deep. And, in a way, de Blasio served...
  • Racial Magic

    01/05/2015 10:28:43 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/05/15 | Jim Yardley
    If their followers stop believing in the magic, they will suddenly stop paying for admission to the racialist magic show. Exactly why do Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Barack Obama, Bill de Blasio, Eric Holder and other racialist hucksters go out of their way to get black Americans upset? They shout “The cops are killing you!” Yeah, that will work. It certainly will get people upset, and they’ll be marching and they’ll be protesting. Oh, they will also start committing theft, arson, physical assaults and so on. These things are apparently needed to convince people to believe the fairy tales that...
  • Where's the outrage? White man gunned down by cops after flashing BB gun.

    01/05/2015 7:30:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/05/2015 | Rick Moran
    Sorry, wrong color. San Francisco police shot and killed a white man who had entered a restricted area of a police parking lot and refused to leave. When challenged he pulled what appeared to be a handgun from his waistband but was later discovered to be a BB or pellet gun.
  • 1 killed, 12 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago [Happy New Year; Sharpton Silent]

    01/05/2015 2:36:49 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    A man was killed and at least 12 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon. The fatal shooting–the first of the new year–happened about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the West Side Austin neighborhood. Randy James, 39, was standing on a sidewalk in the 5000 block of West Superior when he heard shots and realized he’d been struck in the left side of the abdomen, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
  • Man arrested for assaulting deputy allegedly assaulted Taylor police officer, too

    01/04/2015 7:58:44 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    The News Herald.com ^ | Laura Zoochi
    Man arrested for assaulting deputy allegedly assaulted Taylor police officer, too Published: Friday, January 02, 2015 By Laura Zoochi A man was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting a Wayne County deputy, according to Local 4 News. Andre Wilson, 29, of Westland, also allegedly assaulted a Taylor police officer four weeks ago, the report said. Deputy Crystal Dominguez was knocked unconscious after Wilson walked through security at Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit, the report said.
  • Middle School Kids Taken To Hear Louis Farrakhan Call For Violence Against The 'Crackers'

    01/03/2015 6:50:31 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 46 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Jan 2, 2014 | Jeff Dunetz
    Middle School Kids Taken To Hear Louis Farrakhan Call For Violence Against The 'Crackers' "We want some of this earth or we’ll tear this goddamn country up!” 1.2.2015 News Jeff Dunetz An administrator at Booker T. Washington Middle School in Baltimore, MD, took forty young teenage students as young as eleven-years-old to the 2nd Annual Black United Summit International (BUSI) conference where they heard bigoted purveyor of hatred Louis Farrakhan reference "white people as “crackers” and a call for “retaliation” for the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson." According to Danette Clark, ​who wrote about the conference for the Education...
  • Armed robbery suspect shot to death by Miramar police in Liberty City following chase

    01/01/2015 5:25:40 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 12/31/2014 5:05 PM Updated: 12/31/2014 8:30 PM | DAVID OVALLE AND MATIAS OCNER
    What started as the armed robbery of a Western Union store led to a police chase and a gunfight between suspects and Miramar police officers in Liberty City on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Officers shot and killed one suspect while another was detained for questioning.... ... at least one suspect is believed to have fired at the officers.
  • Target Under Fire For Using White Model In 'Annie' Clothing Ads

    12/31/2014 12:12:00 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 104 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 12/31/14 | Alexander C. Kaufman
    Target has stirred outrage with an “Annie”-themed ad campaign featuring a white model in place of the black actress who stars in the latest film version of the rags-to-riches story. An online petition calling for the big-box retailer to remove the ads and apologize to "Annie" star Quvenzhané Wallis had accrued more than 10,000 signatures by Wednesday morning. The petition launched on Monday.
  • Here’s the latest on the Black War on our police

    12/31/2014 8:43:50 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/31/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In 1970 a group of African Americans calling themselves The Black Liberation Army (BLA) initiated a war against America’s police Officers. They started with sneak attacks in New York City and 20 New York City Police Officers were killed between January 1970 and December 1971. As a New York City cop I served as an Urban Combat Soldier. I worked in one of the toughest precincts in New York. I personally lived and witnessed the opening phase of the war and fought in it. Today we are seeing the resurgence of the BLA’s Black War on our Police (BWOP) and...
  • LAPD officers fired on in 'unprovoked attack'

    12/29/2014 2:16:55 PM PST · by Cementjungle · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/29/14 | FoxNews
    A Los Angeles Police Department patrol car was fired on in an “unprovoked attack” Sunday night that put police officers around the city on tactical alert. The shooting took place late Sunday in a neighborhood in South Los Angeles as two officers were responding to an unrelated radio call. “A couple of officers were rolling down the street when they observed the muzzle of a rifle firing in their direction,” LAPD Sgt. James Shray told MyFox LA. “They responded to the muzzle flash.” LAPD spokeswoman Officer Nuria Venegas told The Associated Press Monday that one man was under arrest and...
  • Why aren’t progressives putting the run to Commies organizing street protests?

    12/29/2014 8:33:34 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/29/14 | Judi McLeod
    Message to ‘progressive’ politicians from the public at large who clearly see that only anarchy follows a collapsed blue line: Your uncanny silence is aiding and abetting the cop killers. It’s time for Mayor Bill de Blasio, the 2008 endorser of his New York City Public Defender candidacy opportunist/ activist Al Sharpton; President Barack Obama, the lawless Eric Holder et al to send an eardrum-splitting message to their protegé protesters: “Stop the hatred bringing on the Cop Killers!” Make as ubiquitous as the ‘Black Lives Matter‘ message, ‘Cops’ Lives Matter’. All ethnic minorities are represented in most police forces across...
  • Mother mourns death of 14-year-old son in drive-by shooting [UNARMED BLACK teen.]

    12/29/2014 6:16:49 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 12/27/14 | KATIE LEPRI AND BRENDA MEDINA
    Modesta Centeno had long warned her 14-year-old son about visiting friends in a nearby Miami neighborhood she considered violent and dangerous. The single mom’s worst fears were realized on Friday night when she learned her oldest child, Gabriel Figueroa, had been shot and killed in a brazen drive-by shooting in Liberty City.
  • Protester who advocates peace charged with setting fire at Berkeley QT

    12/27/2014 2:15:35 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    St Louis Post Dispatch ^ | 12/27/14 | Christine Byers
    One of the most frequently quoted and photographed Ferguson protesters was charged Saturday with setting fire to a Berkeley convenience store earlier this week. St. Louis County police arrested Joshua Williams, 19, of St. Louis, on Friday after several local media outlets and store surveillance captured images of him trying to set a pile of wood on fire outside the QuikTrip on North Hanley Road early Wednesday. Williams confessed to setting fires at the store in a videotaped interview, according to court documents.
  • Bar owner: Video supports Texas City police account of shooting

    12/27/2014 6:01:14 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 41 replies
    The Daily News - Galveston County ^ | Dec 27, 2014 | T.J. AULDS, CHRISTOPHER SMITH GONZALEZ & SHANNON DAUGHTRY
    Bar owner: Video supports Texas City police account of shooting | Updated: 3:22 am, Sat Dec 27, 2014. By T.J. AULDS, CHRISTOPHER SMITH GONZALEZ & SHANNON DAUGHTRY TEXAS CITY — Accounts differ about how Carlton Wayne “Chimmy” Smith, 20, came to be holding a handgun when police responding to a call about a crowd arrived at a notorious nightclub early Friday morning. Police said Smith had been firing into the crowd leaving H.T.’s Lounge, 6204 FM 1765, as a Christmas bash was ending about 1:30 a.m. Some friends and relatives said Smith had taken the gun away from another person,...
  • Man Killed, 2 Hurt In Christmas Night Shooting [3 UNARMED Blacks Shot; Holder Won't Visit]

    12/26/2014 9:44:55 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 12/25/14
    Three people were shot, one fatally, in a Christmas night shooting in Overtown and police are still looking for the gunman. According to Miami police investigators, a group of people were standing outside of the Express Food Center at 467 NW 8th Street around 8 p.m. Thursday night when suddenly, someone opened fire outside of the corner food store.
  • Police: 9 shot at Miami basketball court during drive-by [Sharpton Says Nothing]

    12/26/2014 6:26:38 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    WFLX-TV ^ | 12/23/14
    Police say nine people who were playing basketball at a Miami park have been injured, one critically, in a drive-by shooting. Miami-Dade police were still searching for the shooter Tuesday morning. They say they don't yet have a motive for the Monday afternoon shooting at Arcola Lakes Park. Authorities say a car approached the courts and a passenger opened fire. Police say a 16-year-old boy was struck in the head....
  • Police Officer Who Shot Man in Missouri Did Not Have Body Cam Activated

    12/25/2014 5:52:43 AM PST · by walford · 50 replies
    ABC ^ | 12/24/2014 | MEGHAN KENEALLY and PAUL H.B. SHIN
    The police officer who shot and killed a man on Tuesday in Berkeley, Missouri, was given a body camera but it was not activated at the time of the shooting, officials said today. The shooting sparked new unrest in a region already reeling following an August police shooting a few miles away in Ferguson. About 200 to 300 protesters gathered at the gas station where Tuesday night's shooting happened. When asked whether he was concerned that the officer's body cam was not activated, Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins said he was "not concerned."
  • [Black] Berkeley Mayor supports police action in fatal shooting

    12/25/2014 5:22:41 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    KTVI-TV ^ | 12/24/14 | JEFF BERNTHAL
    Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins believes the evidence is clear. He believes the shooting death of 18-year-old Antonio Martin was justified. He says Martin pointed a weapon at a Berkeley officer before the officer fired three shots. “They’re out here protecting us every day and sometimes it comes to the point where they have to take necessary action,” said Hoskins. “That’s what occurred.”
  • De Blasio Confronts a Crisis Over the Police and Race With a Practiced Calm

    12/24/2014 6:25:49 PM PST · by Libloather · 65 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12/23/14 | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM, NIKITA STEWART
    Mayor Bill de Blasio, confronting the gravest crisis of his young administration, has been by turns composed and defiant, empathetic and indignant, urging calm in one moment and lashing out in frustration the next. In other words, he has acted like himself: a confident but mercurial leader whose singular political style has not wavered, even in the face of a potentially career-defining flash point over the police and race. In a sharp turn from his predecessors — the pugnacious, prosecutorial Rudolph W. Giuliani and the business-minded Michael R. Bloomberg — Mr. de Blasio, a political professional who promised a warmer,...
  • CUNY Newspaper Editorial Calls for Shooting of Police, Armed, Violent Protests

    12/24/2014 11:26:53 AM PST · by rightistight · 53 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 12/24/14 | Aurelius
    In a CUNY newspaper editorial written earlier this month, the “Advocate’s” Editor-in-Chief called for violent protests against those opposed to “justice” for Michael Brown and others. The piece, called “In Support of Violence,” contains several chilling passages. “The time for peace has passed, indeed it never existed in this country,” the editorial explains. “It doesn’t matter if Brown robbed a convenience store, or even if he assaulted Wilson. What matters is that the case highlights the depths to which the capitalist state and its police forces will protect their own and attempt to stifle any sort of dissent.” The editorial...
  • Ruining Christmas 2014

    12/24/2014 8:34:12 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/24/14 | Alan Caruba
    America has celebrated Christmas in the midst of two world wars in the last century and a score of lesser wars. We are a resilient people. We are reviving an economy that suffered a great financial crisis in 2008 As usual, those for whom laws, ethics, and good will mean nothing have come together to try to ruin Christmas for the rest of us. Christmas means different things to different people and depends to a large degree on age. For the young it is a magical time of getting gifts. As one grows older it is a time of giving...
  • NAACP Blames Cop Killings On Guns Not Sharpton, DeBlasio

    12/23/2014 5:27:08 PM PST · by raptor22 · 48 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 23, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Crime: Talking about a war on cops motivated by race-baiting is mere "conjecture," according to the NAACP, which says that the assassination of two New York cops is an "example of the need for strict gun-control measures." After the tragic death of Eric Garner while resisting arrest, Mayor Bill de Blasio told New Yorkers how he had warned his biracial son to be wary of cops who, in any confrontation, might misinterpret his actions in a way they would not with a white suspect. Cops are the enemy, not the criminals they try to protect you from. Well, on Friday...
  • Demonstrators tell de Blasio what he can do with his request to suspend protests

    12/22/2014 6:23:17 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 46 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | December 22, 2014 | Twitchy staff
    At a press conference Monday afternoon, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio repeated his request that demonstrators in the city put aside protests until after the funerals of the two police officers ambushed and executed in their patrol car Saturday. Naturally, when video shows marchers chanting, “What do we want? Dead cops!” during the recent #MillionsMarchNYC, it’s not hard to believe that many protesters weren’t sympathetic to the mayor’s request.
  • A race apart

    12/22/2014 3:33:52 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/22/14 | Sarge
    Those who guard the herd and keep safe the flock will be driven away if you beat that which protects you. How well set are you to protect yourself and what you hold dear against those who band together like a wolf pack to forage for survival? Al Sharpton may be getting what he’s wanted: a race war. I don’t remember when I’ve seen so many assaults on police officers in such a short period of time. I understand when people say they never remember so many: child molesters, child abductions, brutal murder/suicides, suicides, school-shooters etc., etc. etc. (select one...
  • Off-duty police officer shot in North St. Louis [Overshadowed by NYC murders]

    12/22/2014 5:37:49 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Fox St. Louis ^ | 12/19/14 | Betsey Bruce
    An off duty St. Louis city police officer is recovering Saturday morning after being shot. He came under-fire while simply driving his personal vehicle north on 25th Street near Breman. That’s in north St. Louis. Police say that the 28-year-old officer was fired upon just before 4:00pm. He was shot multiple times in the lower extremities. His wounds do not appear to be life threatening. The St. Louis Municipal Department says the officer is in critical but stable condition.
  • Two Cops

    12/22/2014 5:02:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 22, 2014 | Rich Galen
    Two New York City cops, Wenjian Liu (38) and Rafael Ramos (40), were murdered Saturday afternoon sitting in their marked car parked near what in New York is known as "a project" - typically a high-rise, low cost housing structure - where they were attempting, by virtue of their visibility, to protect the residents. That very visibility led to their deaths as a gunman, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, walked up to the passenger side of the car, fired, and killed them both before running down into a subway entrance and shooting himself on the platform. Brinsley is apparently from the Baltimore area...