Anton Black

Capitalism and Militarized Policing: A Perfect Match

Militarized Policing and Corruption: A Perfect Match

March 19, 2019

A recent string of police scandals reveals how heavy-handed policing and monetized misery work in tandem to exacerbate the country’s entrenched social ills

Are the Deaths of These Black Men in Police Custody Really Accidents?

Are the Deaths of These Black Men in Police Custody Really Accidents?

February 20, 2019

A TRNN investigation looks at several cases of African-American men who died in police custody that were ruled accidents or due to natural causes, but outside experts argued were in fact the result of an aggressive police tactic

Surveillance Video, Independent Forensic Expert Raise Fresh Questions about Anton Black's Death in Police Custody?

Surveillance Video, Independent Forensic Expert Raise Fresh Questions about Anton Black’s Death in Police Custody?

January 31, 2019

The video, along with a independent analysis of the autopsy report by an outside forensic pathologist, reveal a different depiction of events that lead to the death of 19-year-old Anton Black in police custody

Anton Black from bodycam footage

Police Release Raw Body Cam Footage of Anton Black’s Death During Arrest

January 25, 2019

Greensboro, MD Police have released the raw body cam footage of Anton Black’s death in police custody. His family says police are responsible, but local prosecutors will not charge. The Real News will update this story tomorrow. Note: Parts of the video have been redacted by police.

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

January 17, 2019

Anton Black died after he was tasered and placed in a chokehold just outside his home, 4 months ago. Police have released little information to the family or the community about why his encounter with a controversial officer they fought to keep off the force ended with his death.