5 days after riots broke out in response to the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, the city of Baltimore is still under a curfew from 10 pm to 5 am. Many businesses are suffering in the Baltimore area as the city remains shutdown at night.
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This the full video of the St. Louis shooting of Kajieme Powell. The police brutality in Ferguson continues as this was the 2nd young black man shot in that area recently. The St. Louis Police shot and killed 23-year-old Kajieme Powell, less than four miles from where police shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. This time it was two cops on scene both with guns and I feel they could have taken the guy down without killing the suspect.
You can watch the full video below but be warned that it is graphic:
Please post your comments on this site. I want to know if you think the police did right or was this another example of police brutality.
The police in Ferguson are out of control. It is reported that they have arrested and assaulted news reporters as well as peaceful protesters. News reporters say they yelled at the police to make them aware that they were news reporters but rubber bullets and tear gas was still used on them. All of this is part of the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting.
In the following video, we comment on the police brutality in Ferguson and the Michael Brown shooting:
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A black minister by the name of Jonathan Gentry has made new by posting a video rant about what is going on in Ferguson, Missouri after the Michael Brown shooting. In his rant, Jonathan Gentry calls for the rioter and protesters to change their behavior. He has also publicly called out some of the black leaders that show up at these racial incidents such as Rev. Al Sharpton
Here Jonathan Gentry goes on national TV to discuss his opinions:
Tiffany Mitchell, an eyewitness to the Michael Brown shooting, tells what happened when Michael Brown was shot to death by a Ferguson police officer.
There have been protest and riots almost every night since the Michael Brown shooting took place. The excessive force and tear gas used by Ferguson police officers has led to President Barack Obama commenting on this intense situation.
Two reportes were arrested amidst the turmoil in Ferguson while reporting on the protest to the Michael Brown shooting. The reporters say they were assaulted by the Ferguson police and then taken to jail. One of the reporters contacted the police chief who then made some calls and eventually the reporters were released.
The reports said the Ferguson police didn’t cooperate by giving names and badge numbers of the arresting officers. This story is just an example of the injustice that is currently taking place in Ferguson. It is also being reported that tear gas is not only being used against the protesters but also against news reporters.
Paul George fractured his right leg while attempting to block a shot during a Team USA basketball scrimmage game last night. Other star in NBA players such as Derrick Rose and Keven Durant were in attendance and witnessed this tragic incident firsthand. Due to the severity on Paul George’s injury, he will most like miss the entire upcoming NBA season and could lose over 6 million dollars.
ESPN First Take Commentator Stephen A. Smith has been suspended by ESPN for 1 week because of comments he made regarding domestic violence. He suggested that women should be careful not to provoke their attackers. This did not go over well with the public and led to Stephen A. Smith making a public apology for his statements. You can view a video of Stephen A. Smith’s public apology by clicking here.