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On Monday (April 20), a judge found Chicago Police Officer Dante Servin not guilty over the shooting death of unarmed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd. Despite the fact Servin was not on duty when the incident happened, the decision swung in his favor and ignited a flurry of anger from the Boyd family and their supporters.

The city of Chicago is facing a huge killing epidemic, one which Mayor Rom Emanuel will have to  make a top priority. Homicides in the country’s third-largest city have increased 38 percent, in the last year. A whopping 240 people have lost their lives in the city as of June 17, many of which have been […]

A 15- year-old San Francisco boy has met the same fate as Oscar Grant, Rekia Boyd and countless other black citizens gunned down by police. Derrick Gaines was shot and killed Tuesday (June 5) by an officer after he and his friend were confronted at a local gas station for “acting suspicious.”

The wife of a former Chicago police officer is not giving up the fight for her husband’s freedom, reports News One. In April, Howard Morgan was given 40-years in prison for the attempted murder of the four white police officers who shot him 28 times.

The murder of Trayvon Martin has heightened media coverage behind unjust  shootings, and while accused killer George Zimmerman was arrested for the crime, there are still tons of families fighting for a similar outcome. The latest example comes by way of a Chicago woman named of Rekia Boyd, who was gunned down by an off-duty […]