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A pregnant 21-year-old, Alteria Woods, became another innocent woman killed by law enforcement. In Gifford, Florida on Sunday, Woods was caught in the crossfire of a shootout when a S.W.A.T team raided a “known drug house.” https://twitter.com/LuliOrtizTV/status/843605503175544832 According to deputies, officers went to the house to enforce a warrant against Woods’ boyfriend, Andrew Coffee IV, […]

A Texas grand jury has decided on Monday (Dec. 21) to not issue any indictments in the mysterious prison cell death of Chicago woman, Sandra Bland. Despite video evidence showing a display of excessive force from the arresting officer, the case now remains at a standstill. Houston NBC affiliate KPRC reports: A Waller County Grand Jury […]

  Hoteps pop up in the most unlikely places. During Wednesday’s episode of the “Nightly Show,” Larry Wilmore chided Black Lives Matter protesters for interrupting…

We must recognize the stories of women like Sandra Bland, Miriam Carey and Malissa Williams with the same amount of passion and relentlessness as we do for Black men in combatting police brutality.

The American Civil Liberties Union has released an appalling video of California police confronting a pregnant Black woman. Mandated body cameras captured officers in Barstow, California, slamming a woman named Charlena Michelle Cooks during a January incident where they were called to her daughter’s school. Cooks, who was eight months pregnant at the time, was […]

Police in Oakland, California, rounded up dozens of people who had been calling attention to the Black women that have died as a result of…

John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a song titled, “Woman is the N*gger of the World” in 1972. The duo expressed they were using the…