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This Mom Is the 2nd Black Person Seeking Help That One Deputy Has Killed in 3 Years

It has been over a month since Niani Finlayson was gunned down in front of her 9-year-old daughter by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy in Lancaster, California. As Finlayson’s devastated mother prepares to bury her youngest child, community activists have been calling for justice and transparency from the law enforcement agency that’s sworn […]

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“The Blood Is on All of Your Hands:” No-knock Warrants Persist Despite Promises of Reform

The parents of Amir Locke, the young Black man killed by Minneapolis police last week, have called for no-knock warrants to be abolished, as protesters demand the resignations of local officials who failed to prevent the latest in a string of high-profile fatal shootings by officers. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, who led the city through […]

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‘The Blood Is on All of Your Hands:' No-knock Warrants Persist Despite Promises of Reform

The parents of Amir Locke, the young Black man killed by Minneapolis police last week, have called for no-knock warrants to be abolished, as protesters demand the resignations of local officials who failed to prevent the latest in a string of high-profile fatal shootings by officers. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, who led the city through […]