We can't trust police to protect us from racist violence. They contribute to it

August 25, 2019

White nationalists pervade law enforcement. Fighting far right violence means continuing our fight for police accountabilityProtesters shout anti-Nazi chants after chasing alt-right blogger Jason Kessler from a news conference on 13 August 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesAs mass violence continues, many of us have become rightly afraid for the people we love. We want justice, but we also want protection.So what are the solutions we’re hearing about…

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20 killed, 26 wounded when gunman attacks Texas shoppers

August 6, 2019

EL PASO, Texas — A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured. Authorities were investigating the possibility the shooting was a hate crime, working to confirm whether a racist, anti-immigrant screed posted online shortly beforehand was written by the man arrested in the attack on…

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Ocasio-Cortez accuses President Trump of ‘sowing violence’ against her, cites police officer’s FB threat​

July 25, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) lashed out at President Donald Trump over a report of a threatening comment on Facebook from a police officer in Louisiana. “This is Trump’s goal when he uses targeted language & threatens elected officials who don’t agree w/ his political agenda,” she tweeted. “It’s authoritarian behavior.” “The President is sowing violence,” she claimed. “He’s creating an environment where people can get hurt & he claims plausible…

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Cosplay Photo Shoot with Huge Fake Rifle Prompts Public Warning

July 9, 2019

A cosplay photo shoot on a California beach has prompted a public warning from the local Sheriff’s Office after worried beachgoers informed authorities that someone was carrying around a large rifle. According to KRON4, the incident took place at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay on July 3rd. In pictures taken by onlookers, you can see the woman and a photographer walking along the beach, toting a large and very…

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