Monica Loera is the First Trans Woman to be Killed in the U.S. This Year

After a year that saw a record high number of homicides of transgender women of color, The Austin Chronicle reports that Monica Loera was the first known trans woman to be killed in the United States in 2016.

 

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Alabama Police shoot and kill #MichaelLamarRobinson and don’t explain why

CLANTON, Ala. (TheBlaze/AP) — An investigation is underway in Alabama after a Clanton police officer and a Chilton County deputy shot and killed Michael Lamar Robinson.

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Chicago shootings and why so many police calls involving the mentally ill end in death

Quintonio LeGrier was killed Saturday by Chicago police. He and at least 246 other people with mental health problems have been fatally shot by U.S. police in 2015.

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Man puts on bullet proof vest then kills neighbor

Police in Maryland Heights, Missouri reported that 26 year-old James C. Blanton shot and killed 35 year-old Yi-Ping “Peter” Chang on the afternoon of December 13, when he knocked on Chang’s door complaining about “loud bass music”.

 

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“I’m Gonna Kill You Bitch” – Insane Cop Shoots Fellow Cop Before He Murders Unarmed Man

Long Beach, CS – Last year, two Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies stopped a man for wearing headphones while biking, and when he attempted to continue on his way, he was thrown to the ground and then shot and killed.

 

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1,000 – The Number of Lives Taken in 2015 by those Sworn to Protect

Many of them innocent, many of them someone’s child, many of them mentally ill — All of them killed by those who claim to protect and serve.

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Cop Who Killed Peaceful Unarmed Man as He Tried to Open His Door, Won’t Be Charged

Derek Cruice was a kind and loving young man who was murdered in cold blood by state agents because he allegedly sold a plant that is legal in five states.

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#DerekCruice

#SayHisName

Police Kill Unarmed Father of Two On His Doorstep As He Brought Dinner To His Family

 

Phoenix, Arizona – Tuesday night, 34-year-old Rumain Brisbon was shot and killed by a police officer, because the officer mistakenly thought that he was carrying a gun. The Phoenix Police Department has not yet revealed the name of the officer responsible for the murder, but the smear campaign, by the media, against the victim has already begun.

 

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  • End the war on drugs which is really a war on people.
  • End stop and harass.
  • End racial profiling.
  • End harassment of Black and Latino people.
  • End the racist doctrine White Supremacy.
  • #BLACKLIVESMATTER, #iCANTBREATH

Teaching About Ferguson – History of Burning

 

1921

 

A mob of deputized whites looted and burned to the ground a black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This included the destruction of 40 square blocks of 1,265 African American homes, including hospitals, schools, and churches, and 150 businesses. By the time the terror ended, 300 African-Americans had been killed.

 

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