Tensions between players and the organization rose throughout the month of July after the Minnesota Lynx wore Black shirts stitched with the words, “Change starts with us. Justice & Accountability,” written in white on the front.
"I don't know." That's the response the North Miami police officer gave to shooting victim Charles Kinsey, when he asked why the officer opened fire as he lay flat on the ground, hands outstretched to prove he was no threat to the police.
The Lynx protest also comes days after NBA star Carmelo Anthony urged more athletes to cement their role in the fight for justice.
Brown's comment was one of many this weekend that lent critique to young black men without considering a system that absolves law enforcement of accountability and blame.
Following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police officers last week fans were urging Beyonce to speak out about what has been going on in the country. As many people know, after the deaths of those two men there was an incident in Dallas which resulted in 11 Dallas, […]
According to the FBI, Johnson was armed with an SKS semiautomatic rifle and wore ballistic body armor with plates. The SKS is a Soviet-designed military rifle first introduced in 1945.
In March 2009, Johnson joined an Army Reserve unit in Seagoville, Texas, and served four and a half years. He was sent to Afghanistan in 2013 and served eight months with the 420th Engineer Brigade.