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Retired Black Police Officer Discusses Why Qualified Immunity is Complicated for Black Officers

Retired Black Police Officer Discusses Why Qualified Immunity is Complicated for Black Officers

Alfred Titus Jr. worked for the New York Police Department Manhattan South Homicide squad for 23 years as a hostage negotiator. Before retiring in 2016, Titus said that he worked a lot with the community with most of the homicides occurring on the east side of Manhattan. Titus started out as the only Black patrolmen …

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Tee Tee Solo Chants For an End to the “Trouble in These Streets” in New Song

By Miya Jones The Black Lives Matter movement still has momentum, as protests continue after the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and now shooting of Jacob Blake. Artist and steel pannist Tee Tee Solo has dealt with the refreshed social justice movement in the way most artists do, through music. Her song …

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Peaceful Protests Spark in Wyandanch and Brentwood After the Death of George Floyd

After the death of 46-year-old Minnesota man George Floyd, protests sparked in Minnesota, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, St. Louis, and now, Long Island. In Wyandanch, protestors marched around Wyandanch Village and lined themselves across Straight Path chanting “Black lives matter,” “This is what democracy looks like,” “No people united can ever be defeated,” and “I can’t breathe.” …

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