Ex-Cop sentenced to 20-years for the killing of Unarmed Black Man

Via NPR:

Michael Slager, the white former police officer who was filmed killing an unarmed black man in North Charleston, S.C., has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. In sentencing Slager, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to a federal civil rights violation, the judge ruled Thursday that he committed second-degree murder and obstruction of justice. Continue reading

Celebs take a stand for Cyntoia Brown!

Two female celebrities are now rooting for a young woman who was locked up and put in jail for life.

The young woman, Cyntoia Brown, ran away from home to be with the love of her life — a 24-year-old pimp called “Cut-throat”. Court records state that Cut Throat sexually abused the teenager all the time that she was with him.

According to the Tennessean, When Cyntoia Brown was 16, she climbed into a pickup truck on Murfreesboro Pike with a stranger, drove to his home, got into his bed — then shot him in the back of the head with a .40-caliber handgun as he lay naked beside her. Continue reading