Premature mortality, mental trauma, depression, anxiety … Warning: embedded videos contain graphic violence. What if your innocent and non-threatening family member or neighbor was attacked by a police dog — like then-52-year old Desiree Collins was when she was taking out her household trash nearly three years ago? How do you think Collins should feel […]Read More A reminder that police violence is a danger to communities’ mental health. And research supports that claim.
Forget about any so-called Hip Hop Nation’s version of the No Snitching campaign you’ve ever heard – the NYPD’s version works so lovely where the only successful prosecution from Eric Garner’s asphyxiation death at the hands of the NYPD 269 days ago has been Ramsey Orta, the citizen who digitally snitched on the police when […]Read More WHEN YOU BREAK THE NYPD’S ‘NO SNITCHING’ RULE
“Every time you see me you want to mess with me! I’m tired of it; it stops today.” That was one of the last sentences spoken by Eric Garner before New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo choked the life out of him. Pantaleo has walked away without being indicted for Garner’s death. But Garner was right. […]Read More WE ALL HAVE AN ARM AROUND OUR NECKS LIKE ERIC GARNER