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Do Black Lives Matter In Britain?

AFRICANGLOBE - They are one of Britain's most dynamic and enduring communities whose presence in the UK dates back hundreds of years. From serving Britain with distinction in the first and second world wars to their modern-day success in the world of film and television and sport, Black Britons have helped to shape the UK of today.

Walmart Removes Black Lives Matter Shirt From Its Website After Police...

AFRICANGLOBE - Walmart pulled a Black Lives Matter shirt and hoodie from its online store Wednesday after police accused the retailer of allegedly helping third-party sellers profit "from racial division." The hoodie and shirt that were pulled featured the slogan, "Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter," and were being sold through Walmart Marketplace, the retailer's website that features millions of items from third-party sellers.

Proposed New Bill Would Charge Protesters With “Economic Terrorism”

AFRICANGLOBE - Rather than working to abolish some of the thousands of illogical, irrational laws in the United States one legislator dreamed up yet another means to give us a criminal record — “economic terrorism.” Washington State Senator Doug Ericksen has prepared a bill for next year’s legislative session that would create a new crime of economic terrorism,” the senator’s website states. “The measure would allow felony prosecution of those who intentionally break the law in an attempt to intimidate or coerce private citizens or the government by obstructing economic activity.”

Police Officer Accused Of Raping Man In Station’s Broom Closet

AFRICANGLOBE - A veteran Salem patrolman, who’s also the husband of the city’s police chief, told superior officers he “gave into temptation” when he allegedly raped a drunk inmate in a station broom closet, according to prosecutors and reports on the case. Salem police Officer Brian Butler, now on paid administrative leave and facing up to 20 years in state prison, told one captain who confronted him, “I am embarrassed and I gave into temptation. I’ve embarrassed myself, my family and the police department ... I’ve ruined a 24-year career,” court documents state.

“N*ggers Go Home”: Black Protesters Assaulted By Pro-Police Group After Cops...

AFRICANGLOBE - A group of white people in Chicago angrily confronted Black Lives Matters activists who were on their way to console the family of a Black man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer. “N*ggers go home!” the mob yelled hours after the shooting. "A young white guy [walked] up with a baseball bat," activist Kofi Ademola said. "The police took the baseball bat from him. White people are driving by and yelling at us 'n*ggers go home! Get the f-ck out of here! Blue Lives Matter.' More of them got out of the car and chanted 'CPD! Blue Lives Matter.'"

Pittsburgh Police Chief Pressured To Resign After Calling For End To...

AFRICANGLOBE - Hired as a reformer two years ago, Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay announced his resignation Friday, declaring that he accomplished everything he believes he can do in the role. Chief McLay was photographed holding a sign that read, “I resolve to challenge racism @ work #endwhitesilence.” The union president then, Officer Howard McQuillan, accused the chief of violating the bureau’s social media policy and “insinuating that we are now racist.”

Blue Lies Matter Silent After Iowa Cop Killer Is Identified As...

AFRICANGLOBE - While the Black community was blamed when a Black man killed police officers last summer, the tone is different when the suspect is a white, Confederate flag-waving Trump supporter. When three police officers were shot and killed in Baton Rouge last July, there was so-called "national outrage" — but there was increased fervor from many conservatives, led by Trump, who demanded “law and order,” immediately blamed President Barack Obama and pointed to the Black Lives Matter movement. Meanwhile, following the coldblooded killing of two police officers in Iowa by a white, Confederate flag-waving man with a Trump-Pence sign on his front lawn, the outrage by Trump and his surrogates and supporters has been considerably more subdued.

Jim Crow Jury Selected For Michael Slager The Thug Cop Who...

AFRICANGLOBE - A nearly all-white jury was seated Wednesday for the murder trial of a white former South Carolina officer whose murder of a Black man stunned the nation after it was recorded on a cellphone by a bystander. A jury of six white men, five white women and one Black man will hear the case of Michael Slager, charged with murder in the April 2015 shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott.

Lil Wayne Dismisses Entire Black Lives Matter Movement

AFRICANGLOBE - Lil Wayne is not necessarily the person to ask if you’re looking for a nuanced political opinion. But it was still sad to see a noticeably out-of-it Wayne dismissing the entire idea of the Black Lives Matter movement and acting like he’d never even heard of it.

Cop’s Wife Fakes Burglary And Blames It On Black Lives Matter

AFRICANGLOBE - The wife of a Massachusetts police officer just got busted trying to blame the Black Lives Matter movement on a robbery that she herself fabricated. Maria Daly reported to police on October 17 that jewelry and money had been stolen out of her family home. Graffiti was also discovered on her house that cited the Black Lives Matter movement.

Cop Who Murdered Sylville Smith, Just Arrested For Raping Another Man

AFRICANGLOBE - Dominique Heaggan-Brown, Sylville Smith’s killer and now alleged rapist, faces up to 40 years in prison and 100,000 dollars in fines. “In addition to the assault charges, Heaggan-Brown has also been charged with two counts of prostitution, a misdemeanor, and a felony count of taking a nude photo of someone without their consent.” He pleaded not guilty in court Thursday, to the misdemeanors, and has been suspended with pay, even though he has also been charged internally by police for having violated the department’s code of conduct.

Cops Who Killed Jamar Clark Will Not Be Disciplined Or Charged

AFRICANGLOBE - Two officers involved in the shooting of Jamar Clark, 24, will be returning to work after an alleged yearlong investigation. The November 15, 2015 shooting led to massive protests and riots in Minneapolis. Police Chief Janee Harteau announced that the officers will not be criminally charged and were found to have not violated department policy.

SHOCKING: Disturbing Video Shows White Cop Raping Black Teen Inside Jail...

AFRICANGLOBE - A deeply disturbing video has surfaced online that appears to show a white police officer beating and raping a young Black girl. The video surfaces at a time when tensions between police and citizens are at an all time high. Police continue trying to convince Americans that they are “victims” who are in “fear for their lives.” But the cameras do not lie, and what the cameras show is that police are killing and sexually assaulting innocent victims.

Newly Released Video Shows The Moment Keith Lamont Scott Was Killed

AFRICANGLOBE - Unsettling footage newly released shows the moments leading up to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. In the two-minute, 12-second footage, Rakeyia Scott can be heard saying, "Don't shoot him, don't shoot him" as police appear to converge on a white pick-up truck in the parking lot of a condominium complex. "He has no weapon — don't shoot him!"

Cop Who Murdered Terence Crutcher Has A History Of Violence And...

AFRICANGLOBE - The demented white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man last week is under federal investigation after the man’s family demanded she face criminal charges. Prior to being slapped with a manslaughter charge, Officer Betty Shelby’s work history and past conduct came under scrutiny as authorities investigate whether the five-year department veteran acted within reason or malice in the killing of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher.

Betty Shelby, The Killer Cop Who Murdered Terence Crutcher Chared With...

AFRICANGLOBE - Betty Shelby, the Tulsa Police Department officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher, is being charged with first-degree manslaughter in the case, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler says. Kunzweiler announced the charge Thursday afternoon, six days after Crutcher was shot to death by Shelby, a shooting that was captured on video by a police helicopter camera and dashboard cameras.