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How To Avoid Jail and Being Killed During Police Encounters

Just last month while driving back to Oklahoma from Kansas City, Missouri with my wife. I was racially profiled, illegally detained, and humiliated with demeaning questions.  See, even as as a law abiding, tax paying lawyer, as a Black man nothing is more terrifying than having unwarranted police conduct.  In fact, I am still having nightmares and anxiety about the …

Black Great-Grandmother Beaten by Calif. Cop Reaches $1.5 million Dollar Settlement

BY: STEPHEN A. CROCKETT JR/TheRoot.com The July 1 video of a police officer sitting atop a black woman and raining down punches on her went viral. The story would soon emerge that the woman, Marlene Pinnock, a 51-year-old great-grandmother, was homeless and headed to an underpass to sleep when a California Highway Patrol officer stopped her, threw her to the …

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Video Of Police Beating Unarmed Black Man On OU’s Campus Disturbing

Source:  Graham Lee Brewer /NewsOk In the above video I discuss the case of Willie Joshua Cannon, 23, who was arrested Monday by Norman and University of Oklahoma police officers on complaints of interference and outraging public decency. Cannon was being held Tuesday in the Cleveland County jail. Click here to watch a video of the arrest, which circulated online …

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Family of Woman Severely Beaten By California Highway Patrolmen Plans Lawsuit

Source:  Kate Larsen and Willian Avila/NBC Los Angeles 4 The family of a woman who was pinned down and repeatedly punched in the head by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a Los Angeles freeway is planning on filing a lawsuit, attorneys representing the family said Sunday. Family members said Marlene Pinnock suffered multiple injuries and that her civil rights …