The mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice came together for the first time on Dec. 12 to sit for a joint interview with CNN?s Anderson Cooper. The moms of the four dead unarmed black males along with attorney Benjamin Crump, expressed to Cooper if their sons were white they would still be alive. Gwen Carr the mother of Garner, who was killed after being placed in a chokehold by a Staten Island police officer told Cooper when asked, she was sure her son?s right?s were violated.
Gwen Carr:Yes they were. Yes they definitely were. Because if Eric Garner was a white man in Suffolk county doing the same thing that he was doing. Even if he would have been caught selling cigarettes that day, they would have given him a summons and he wouldn’t have lost his life that day. I believe…
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Lauryn Hill is the latest artist to add her voice to the outcry over the injustice done in Ferguson, Missouri.
Whether expressing their anger on social media or taking the streets with protesters?or even pushing back a product release?celebrities have not held their tongue about how they feel over the fact that officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in Michael Brown?s shooting death.
Now, Lauryn has dropped a song titled ?Black Rage? that she recorded in her living room. Set to the tune of ?My Favorite Things? from the musical ?The Sound Of Music,? Lauryn runs down the list of why it is that Black people are frustrated with the justice system?and the very notion that racism is no longer a thing.
One thing is for sure, you?ll never be able to hear ?My…
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A 20-year old man was found dead during the protests, riots and looting caused by Officer Darren Wilson going free for killing an unarmed black teen, Michael brown, in Ferguson Missouri a few months ago.
DeAndre Joshua was found dead in a car near Ferguson Canfield Green Apartments according to NY Daily News. Police have not reported the reason for his death but reports state the driver side window was shot out.
KTVI reported that witnesses overheard a group of men arguing about robbing someone.