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.
Amid protest over a controversial policy that forces police brutality victims to remain silent, a top police spokesman says Baltimore’s emphasis on law enforcement is a “recipe for failure.”
In an unusual move, the Berkeley police Department made public the mug shots and names of counter-protesters they arrested, who had come to oppose a far-right demonstration. Was this an effort to intimidate leftists and to favor the far-right? We discuss the action and implications with UC law professor Veena Dubal
Eze and Baynard discuss TRNN’s recent stories. Eddie Conway continues follow up with the Poor People’s Campaign, Baynard interviews Author Alex Vitale about his new book “The End of Policing”, Dharna Noor’s coverage of the Ellicott City flooding, the great grand daughter of Henrietta Lacks continues her legacy and more
Ryan Dorsey, the only member of Baltimore’s City Council to vote against 30-year veteran of department as new commissioner amid corruption scandal says “Enough is Enough”
A court hearing mentions allegations that members of the Gun Trace Task Force were using drugs when they responded to a call, in a case where they will be forced to testify for defense
Women’s experiences with police violence are often absent from the discussion about police brutality. TRNN’s Taya Graham and Stephen Janis discuss the issue with attendees of the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Baltimore
In amicus court filings supporting an appeal of former Pocomoke Chief Kelvin Sewell’s misconduct conviction, a variety of organizations argue he was prosecuted in retaliation for filing racial discrimination complaints against Worcester County officials.