New info surfaces in San Francisco police shooting of #AlexNieto

“Police fired 48 bullets at Nieto, who died in minutes. The autopsy shows he was wounded 14 times; five of those bullets hit his head and torso at an angle that suggests they struck Nieto after he hit the ground.”

Sourced through Scoop.it from: abc7news.com

#AlexNieto had just completed his Associates degree in criminology.
There was no evidence that he fired his tazer at the scene. None. A bystander said Nieto had his hands in his pockets.

 

#LatinosAreHuman
#DisarmThePolice
#SayHisName

Study Finds Asian American Voices Missing From Sunday Talk Shows – NBC News

 

In a study of “The Big Five” Sunday television news shows, Asian-American think tank,ChangeLab, found that Asian Americans are simply missing from the conversation, even when the shows are discussing issues that are of interest and relevance to Asian Americans.

 

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Source: www.nbcnews.com

 

Asian Americans are 5.3% of the U.S. population.

 

The other group missing from talk shows is Native Americans who are 1.2% of the U.S. population.

 

The role of the revolutionary press

 

In December 1964, Malcolm X gave a speech at Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom.  In one of his most famous statements, he told his audience,

If you aren’t careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing…[The oppressor] fighting you in the morning, fighting you in the noon, fighting you at night and fighting you all in between, and you still think it’s wrong to fight him back. Why? The press. The newspapers make you look wrong. As long as you take a beating, you’re all right. That’s the press. That’s the image-making press. That thing is dangerous if you don’t guard yourself against it.”
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The white racist guide to reporting crime trends

With all the news stories in America about knockout games in November 2013, we got to see some prime examples of how White Americans report a crime trend. CNN, NBC, ABC and Fox News put the racist …

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