police shooting

13 Oct 2020

SF’s Police Shooting Protest Was Peaceful; 93% of BLM Protests Are

About 150 people marched in San Francisco Monday night in protest against the police killing of an alleged carjacking suspect. The crowd was small, but their demand of police was clear: Stop shooting Black and brown people.  The story, according to a police statement, is that officers responded to a

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23 Sep 2020

Officers Will Not Face Murder Charges in Killing of Breonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky on March 13 — 194 days later, a grand jury determined only one of the officers involved should be indicted.  Officer Brett Hankison will face multiple counts of wanton endangerment, according to Jefferson County Judge Annie O’Connell. Two other

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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01 Jan 2020

Remembering Oscar Grant

People are gathering Wednesday to remember the life and death of Oscar Grant III. A noon vigil and rally organized by the Oscar Grant Foundation takes place 11 years after Grant was fatally shot on a BART platform at Oakland’s Fruitvale station in the wee hours of the new year.

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02 Oct 2019

Amber Guyger’s 10-Year Prison Sentence is Something, but Short of Real Justice

Amber Guyger, the former Dallas cop who illegally entered an innocent man’s apartment and fatally shot him, was just sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for murder. Although the sentence could have easily been extended to life in prison, as many people who haven’t worn the shield are often

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16 Mar 2018

All The News You Might’ve Missed This Week

OK, it has been two weeks since we’ve tackled the news. And I won’t lie, it’s been overwhelming…downright scary, the kind of shit that makes you want to crawl into bed and pull the blanket up over your head in hopes that when you surface, the bad trip has worn

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07 Apr 2016

BREAKING: Eye Witness Account of Police Shooting Homeless Man in SF Mission

This article has, and will be updated as fresh information comes in.   San Francisco (CA) – A disturbing eye witness account of police officers shooting a homeless man between 18th and 19th streets on Shotwell this morning in the Mission District. The man who was known to local residents and was

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