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Thomas Lane, who is currently in federal prison for violating Floyd’s civil rights during his fatal restraint, appeared to the hearing remotely wearing beige prison clothing. He began his federal 2.5-year sentence in a Bureau of Prisons facility in Colorado late last month.

The titular reality television show will return for its 33rd season in October thanks to the media conglomerate dominated by Fox News.

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Tulsa police video shows a white driver pulled over by cops refuse to follow orders, resist arrest and assaulted officers before wrestling away one of their guns and shooting them both at point-blank range, killing one.

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Now that the show has officially been canned, Executive Director of Color of Change, Rashad Robinson says he's glad Paramount took the proper action but "we want to see more."

Four Michigan, police officers reportedly stopped a 20-year-old Black man on the street on August 8 because a white woman called 911 after he “looked suspiciously” at her. Devin Myers was reportedly trying to go into a vegetarian restaurant but was questioned by at least four officers on the sidewalk outside of the establishment. Video […]

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CHICAGO (AP) — The wife of a Chicago police officer who was convicted of fatally shooting black teenager Laquan McDonald demanded on Thursday to know why her husband was transferred from an Illinois state prison where he was kept from harm to a federal prison in Connecticut where he was assaulted and where she fears […]

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A racist and unhinged Massachusetts cop is facing federal charges for allegedly beating a Latino teen under arrest and spitting on him as he proclaimed, “Welcome to the white man’s world,” NY Post reports. According to a new indictment, suspended Springfield officer Gregg Bigda has been hit with excessive force charges related to the February 2016 arrest of […]

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Michigan State Rep. LaTanya Garrett introduced new legislation that would make biased and false crime reporting a felony.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three black teenagers say they feared for their lives when a Minneapolis Park Police officer pulled a gun on them while responding to a bogus 911 report that they were armed. The July 10 incident at Minnehaha Park drew widespread attention after a bystander recorded part of it and posted a video […]

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s police commissioner was charged Thursday with three misdemeanor counts of failure to file taxes, the latest embarrassment to rock a beleaguered force reeling from scandal to scandal. The U.S. Attorney’s office alleged that Commissioner Darryl DeSousa “willfully failed to file a federal return for tax years 2013, 2014, and 2015, despite […]

3/21/18- On this segment of If Guy Were You, Guy’s a bit mad at cops who ask him dumb questions when he gets pulled over. Obviously, they know why you’ve been pulled over! Guy’s just asking cops to lay off the coffee and donuts so that they can think a little more clearly. Is that too much to […]