There have been more than 100 incidents of police hostility toward members of the media covering protests in the wake of George Floyd’s slaying.
Protesters in Tulsa Oklahoma are calling for the firing and arrest of police officer Betty Shelby to be fired after she shot and killed Terence Crutcher while his hands were in the air. For more on this, “News With Ed” is joined by America’s Lawyer Mike Papantonio, who says that if President Obama’s Department of Justice wanted to solve this problem – as they have indicated since Eric Holder time as Attorney General – they would bring charges against officers involved in shooting.
The official line from the police is that “no one has been arrested” at the Democratic National Convention, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Protestors and journalists are being rounded up, handcuffed, booked, and cited all over the city of Philadelphia, and Empire Files host Abby Martin was one of the victims. We were lucky enough to speak with her about her experience.
WFAA’s Dale Hansen shares his thoughts after an ambush in downtown Dallas left five police officers dead and seven others wounded.
Thom shares the history of President Nixon’s War on Drugs and how it led up to the current state of violence between police and the African American community.
A police officer shot Philandro Castile four times after instructing him to pull out his ID during a traffic stop. His girlfriend filmed the aftermath with Facebook Live.
ABSOLUTELY! Jimmy, ABSOLUTELY!