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More Police Will Never Be A Solution To Black America’s Woes

AFRICANGLOBE - Fact is, Black people can also be complicit in upholding the system of racism, having internalized the idea of Black criminality and inferiority. Consider that during the 1980s, at the dawn of the crack epidemic, the War on Drugs had the support of many Black activists. They saw it as a means of cleaning up their neighborhoods; in reality, it was a way of creating a new racial caste system through mass incarceration.

Kimani Gray Funeral Highlights Human Cost of Stop and Frisk

On Saturday at a church’s altar, Kimani Gray, a 16-year-old known by the nickname "Kiki" whose favorite subject in school was English because he “loved the power of words,” lay silent and still inside a coffin, beneath a bone and gold embroidered pall.

Officers in Kimani Gray Shooting Part of Growing Trend

AFRICANGLOBE - The two NYPD officers involved in the shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray have been sued for civil rights violations, stemming from stop-and-frisk. The city settled those cases out of court, paying $215,000 in total. But that's a small fraction of how much the city pays out annually, which is on the rise according to reports and lawyers.

Kimani Gray’s Mom Wants to Know Why He Was ‘Slaughtered’ by...

AFRICANGLOBE - Carol Gray, the mother of slain teenager Kimani Gray, demanded yesterday at a news conference to know why her son was “slaughtered” by police last Saturday. Tearfully, she expressed the pain of a mother who now has lost two of her sons in the past two years.

Protest Erupts In Brooklyn For a Third Night Over Police Murder...

AFRICANGLOBE - Protesters enraged over the fatal shooting of Broklyn teenager Kimani Gray by police poured into Brooklyn streets for a third straight night Wednesday, pitching bricks, bottles and garbage in furious clashes with cops.

Vigil For Brooklyn Teen Killed By NYPD Turns Into Fiery Protest

AFRICANGLOBE - Brooklyn teens erupted into fiery protest Monday night in response to the murder of 16-year-old Kimani Gray (pictured above) by NYPD officers. The 16-year-old boy was hanging out with friends Saturday night when they were approached by undercover officers who allegedly..