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US Police Killings Headed For 1,100 This Year, With Blacks Twice...

AFRICANGLOBE -In total, 478 of those people were shot and killed, while 31 died after being shocked by a Taser, 16 died after being struck by police vehicles, and 19 have died after altercations in police custody. When adjusted to accurately reflect the US population, the totals indicate that Black people are being killed by police at more than twice the rate of white and Hispanic or Latino people. Black people killed by police were also significantly more likely to have been unarmed.

Rise Of The American Police State: 9 Disgraceful Events That Paved...

AFRICANGLOBE - Here are 10 events of recent decades that have encouraged the growth of a police state in the U.S. and promoted the type of toxic environment in which unarmed Michael Brown was shot six times.