LOS ANGELES: Husband of District Attorney Pulls Gun on Black Lives Matter Activists

VIDEO STILL: David Lacey, husband of Los Angeles District Attorney, Jackie Lacey, points gun at activists (Source: Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles) By Felipe Vera On Monday morning, David Lacey, husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney, Jackie Lacey, pointed a gun at Black Lives Matters-Los Angeles (BLM-LA) activists who were protesting in front of the Lacey’s home and threatened to shoot them. Jackie Lacey would … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Husband of District Attorney Pulls Gun on Black Lives Matter Activists

FLORIDA: George Zimmerman Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Family of Trayvon Martin

Photo: George Zimmerman, acquitted in the 2012 murder of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin By Ben Robinson On Wednesday George Zimmerman, known for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February 2012, filed a $100 million lawsuit against Martin’s family, attorney, and Florida state authorities. He claims that there was witness fraud at his trial and that the civil defense attorney assigned to it, Ben … Continue reading FLORIDA: George Zimmerman Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Family of Trayvon Martin

Long Live Devonte Ortiz! Killed One Year Ago Today by Racist Jason Roche

By Dmitri Sans Today, as fireworks ignite to celebrate the Fourth of July, the East Riverside community in Austin, Texas will not be able to enjoy the thunder of cracks and explosions without hearing the echo of gunshots that disturbed the festivities last year. The loud pops and bangs that once recalled memories of good times will now be clouded by the image of racist … Continue reading Long Live Devonte Ortiz! Killed One Year Ago Today by Racist Jason Roche

TEXAS: Newly Released Sandra Bland Cellphone Video a Call to Arms

By Mike Talavera Thirty-nine seconds of gut-wrenching video were uncovered this week, filmed from the perspective of martyred activist Sandra Bland, depicting Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia terrorizing her moments before the 2015 arrest that would lead to her death. After pulling her over for failing to use her turn signal, Encinia did not waste any time escalating the situation, incensed by Bland’s resistance to … Continue reading TEXAS: Newly Released Sandra Bland Cellphone Video a Call to Arms

Protest Calls for Bail to Be Revoked for Racist Murderer of Local Teen

By Mike Talavera On Tuesday, the family of Devonte Ortiz and their supporters stood in the entrance of the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center to demand that the courts revoke the $250,000 bail set for Jason Roche, the man who shot Ortiz to death in the early hours of the Fourth of July. 19-year-old Devonte had been setting off fireworks with his friends in their … Continue reading Protest Calls for Bail to Be Revoked for Racist Murderer of Local Teen