Cepeda: A mother’s cry for more compassion from the police

   

By Esther J. Cepeda The Washington Post

First Published Apr 06 2016 06:00PM    •    Last Updated Apr 07 2016 01:14 pm

Chicago • When it comes to the epidemic of African-Americans dying at the hands of police, people who are asked to consider the issue often get stuck on whether or not the person in question had it coming.

What was he or she doing at the time? Running away? Resisting arrest? And if so, doesn't that prove that he or she was guilty of something?

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The NYPD Cover-up of Their Execution of Mohamed Bah

March 21, 2016 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us

From Travis Morales 

On the night of September 25, 2012, Hawa Bah, an immigrant from the West African country of Guinea, asked for an ambulance to take her son, 

Mohamad Bah

28-year-old Mohamed Bah, to the hospital. He was having a mental problem. Instead of giving him the medical care that he urgently needed, three cops from the NYPD Emergency Services Unit, fully clad in SWAT-style gear, broke into Mohamed’s Harlem apartment, firing eight bullets into him, the fatal shot being a shot to the head.

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Interview with LaToya and Alice Howell, Fighters Against Police Terror

 Justus Howell

“Stand up and Rise Up October and say this has to stop!”

September 21, 2015 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us

 

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Stolen Lives Stories & Interviews

This page is dedicated to all those whose lives have been stolen by police murder or mass incarceration.  We will feature stories and interviews from family members, loved ones and others. Please send us your stories to info@stopmassincarceration.net

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Interview with Gabriel Black Elk:

"When it happened to my brother, it was like everything changed"

February 22, 2016 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us

Gabriel Black Elk came to Los Angeles from Denver to participate in the recent Regional Conference of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. Gabriel became active in the struggle to stop murder by police after his brother, Paul Castaway, 35, was killed by Denver police on July 12, 2015.

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