#WhatHappenedToSandraBland #SayHerName #SandraBland | Sandra Bland, a twenty eight year old Illinois woman, on her way to a job interview at her alma mater Prairie View A&M was accosted and pulled out of her car by a police officer in Waller County Texas during a traffic stop. Two days later she was deceased in custody. Videos have been released of the traffic stop and when an officer found her in her jail cell. Her death went from being classified as a suicide to now being called a murder.
#KindraChapman | On Tuesday, July 16th, Kindra Chapman, an eighteen year old Alabama resident was booked into Homewood City Jail, a suburb of Birmingham, on an alleged robbery charge. Within an hour and a half of her detainment she was deceased of an alleged suicide attempt. Protests calling for disclosure of all information related to her time in custody are ongoing and on the 21st of July, 6 protestors were arrested for blocking traffic.
#SamDubose #SamuelDubose | Samuel Dubose, a 43 year old Cinncinati man was shot in the head by University of Cincinnati campus police during a traffic stop. University of Cincinnati Officer Ray Tensing tussled with Sam through his window and as Sam attempted to drive away, Ofcr. Tensing shot him in the head.
#ColumbiaSC #KKK | July 18th, 2015 a pro confederate flag rally called by members of the Ku Klux Klan & supported by members of the National Socialist Movement, marched on the South Carolina State House. African-American activists & allies gathered to oppose the white nationalist members. Scuffles ensued as the pro confederate flag supporters were met with resistance by the much larger opposition group.
#MassGraves | Mass graves have been found in along the Texas/Mexico border. U.S. Border Patrol has been dumping bodies found along the border into mass graves, some as close to the ground level as 4 inches.
#WesleyClark | Former NATO Commander and Democratic Presidential candidate has called for the internment of “radicalised” Americans during an interview on MSNBC.
We were joined by Unicorn Riot producer Pat, who was targeted, assaulted, and arrested by Denver Police for covering a protest at the Police Chiefs meeting.
We had a great edition and our fifth installment of our special International Report.
“Deprogram”, a live show hosted by Zo and Niko that attempts to examine the roots of the struggles that preside throughout different communities.