The United States of America has a police problem.
Levar Jones was stopped outside Columbia, SC for driving without a seatbelt but it nearly cost him his life because trigger happy decorated South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper, Sean Groubert immediately started shooting after he reached for his wallet to retrieve the drivers license he was asked for. Luckily unarmed Levar Jones survived the incident. Groubert, has since been fired for the incident and has been charged with aggravated assault and battery, a felony that could get him up to 20 years in prison if convicted according to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. However, most police officers involved in incidents like these never get convicted.
A grand jury in Greene County, Ohio refused to indict police officers who shot dead John Crawford III inside a Wal-Mart in Beavercreek, OH on August 5, 2014. A 911 caller reported Crawford was waving a rifle (it was an air rifle) in the store. Police claim that he was killed for failing to obey commands to put down his gun. Surveillance shows that 22-year-old John Crawford III had picked up the unboxed gun from a shelf in Wal-Mart. Ronald Ritchie who calls 911 to report the incident, lies that Mr. Crawford is loading the rifle. The recently released video shows that police fired at Mr. Crawford even after he had thrown the air rifle on the ground.
Taking the Wrong Exit: Kametra Barbour
Police Officers say they were searching for a beige or tan Toyota with four black males waving their guns outside the window. However, the police officers pulled over a woman with four children driving a maroon Nissan Maxima.
Who is Loretta Lynch?
Staying Alive While Black in America
The Untold Story of the Rwanda Genocide- New BBC Documentary
Has The Justice System Failed Reeva Steenkamp?
The Life & Legacy of Ketumile Masire in Botswana
Wesleyan College Acknowledges Ku Klux Klan History
The Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde
Southern Baptist Convention Refuses to Condemn Alt-Right/ White Supremacy