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  1. Ma'Khia Bryant, a Black teenage girl, was shot and killed by a white police officer in Columbus, Ohio, after she called 911 for help when a group of "older kids" threatened her, according to her family. ............emergency dispatch received a call at approximately 4:30 p.m. A female caller said other girls were at the home trying to "stab them and put their hands on them," Woods said. Police officers were dispatched four minutes after the call ended and they arrived at the home at 4:44 p.m. Body camera footage shows an officer getting out of his patrol car as he responds to
  2. Here's What the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Would Do President Joe Biden says the guilty verdicts against Derek Chauvin are a "step forward." Now he wants Congress to pass police reforms The bill aims to end certain police techniques, including chokeholds and carotid holds, two forms of potentially deadly force. Such practices would be banned at the federal level, and federal funding for local and state police agencies would be conditioned on those agencies outlawing them. The bill also seeks to improve police training and invest in community programs designed to improve polic
  3. The NYPD Files NYPD Cops Cash In on Sex Trade Arrests With Little Evidence, While Black and Brown New Yorkers Pay the Price Some NYPD officers who police the sex trade, driven by overtime pay, go undercover to round up as many “bodies” as they can with little evidence. Almost no one they arrest is white. "........Almost every officer interviewed for this story said their work did little to reduce the amount of sex sold in New York City, improve the lives of those selling it or help catch criminals who force people into it. At best, officers said, low-level prostitut
  4. Why Chauvin’s conviction matters In America, police are rarely held accountable. "........Over the past five years, police have killed an average of three people per day, according to Mapping Police Violence. The specter of death at the hands of the police is a particularly vivid one for Black men; one 2019 study found that Black men have about a 1 in 1,000 chance of being killed by police. So rapid are these shootings that the deaths, anger, and calls for justice begin to feel cyclic. Legal proceedings against one former officer often cannot conclude before the next case begins.
  5. Chauvin’s Conviction Is the Exception That Proves the Rule The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on all three counts he faced—but his trial was a demonstration of how difficult efforts at accountability remain..... https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/04/chauvin-verdict-george-floyd/618651/
  6. Wed, April 21 1:45 am (E T) Passion Fish (1992) 2h 16m | Drama After becoming a paraplegic in an accident, a soap opera star returns to her home in Louis...The story focuses on the relationship between the actress and her nurse. Director John Sayles Cast Mason Daring, Jennifer Gardner, Michael Mantell ".........There are elements here of a vaguely similar relationship in "Driving Miss Daisy," but Sayles ha
  7. Sun., 4-18 8:00 pm (ET) Nebraska (2013) 1h 54m | Comedy After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous old alcoholic thinks he's struck it rich and wrangles his son into taking a road trip across the heartland of America to claim the fortune. Director Alexander Payne Cast Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb... s ee: https://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/866155/nebraska#articles-reviews?articleId=021202
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