Lisa Evers breaks news of one of Hip Hop music’s biggest unsolved murders. More details will develop during the day.
Where the hell is his mask?
The NYPD is searching for three men in connection with a $6 million New Year’s Eve jewelry heist in midtown Manhattan. Investigators say the trio used a pry-bar and hammer to break into two safes.
So DJ Envy wants to get guns off the street but has said nothing about getting guns outta Hip Hop.😐
via Byron Crawford
Yesterday, in one of the sadder non-Peter Rosenberg-related moments in the history of black radio, DJ Envy of Power 105’s the Breakfast Club tried to make a case for stop and frisk—this while more or less unarmed black men are still being shot and killed by the police on the reg.
You can tell these remarks weren’t off the cuff, because Envy, Charlamagne tha God, et al. were citing statistics that they couldn’t have just pulled out of their asses. Like the fact that in the last year of stop and frisk NYPD confiscated 890 illegal guns. Since they’ve gotten rid of stop and frisk, they’ve only found like 200. But as Angela Yee pointed out, it’s not like there’s been a huge increase in shootings.
Yee and Charlamagne took the opposite position, that stop and frisk served no purpose other than to funnel more and more black men into the prison-industrial complex, but it was obvious they were all just reading from a script and that any of them could have argued either side of the issue, as the TIs saw fit.
Speaking of which, whoever came up with this bit may have felt it was best that Envy argue in favor of stop and frisk because he’s a known cornball brother and lightskinted to the point where 5-0 might not bother harassing him, thinking he’s a cracka-ass cracka.
Charlamagne tha God, on the other hand, is still a shade darker than a brown paper bag, thus precluding him from entrance to some HBCUs, despite having undergone skin-bleaching treatments.
This went right under the radar.
An NYPD lieutenant is the latest active-duty cop to say that the department still uses arrest and summons quotas, despite a 2010 state ban on the practice and a denial from the city’s top cop.
The lieutenant, who asked not to be identified for fear of retaliation, told the I-Team that the 10 active-duty cops in a federal class-action lawsuit against the NYPD who came forward this week “were telling the truth” about the illegal practice.
“There is still a quota system within the NYPD,” the lieutenant said.
Troy Ave speaks.
The blood of Akai Gurley will forever rest on the hands of Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson.
Akai Gurley’s aunt reacts as ex-NYPD cop Peter Liang avoids jail time in the shooting death of her nephew: “How on earth can you guys say it’s okay to murder and not be held accountable?
Of course the NYPD are a trigger happy bunch and will shoot without provocation at the drop of a hair, but I don’t think she will win in a court of law. Her not properly restraining her dog (a pit bull) before she opened the door will probably sink her case dead in the water.
A grieving dog owner in the Bronx is now planning to sue the NYPD after an officer shot and killed her beloved dog. The deadly encounter was caught on camera in the Belmont section. The dog’s owner opened the door after hearing police in the hall. When the pit bull walked towards an officer, wagging its tail, the officer shot it in the head at point blank range. The owner, Yvonne Rosado, is suing the department and the city. The NYPD says it’s investigating the incident.
What type of man has sex with his daughter? This case is extremely disturbing and this father should be arrested and this young lady needs serious counseling. The fact that she doesn’t even want to pursue charges against her father shows there are some deep rooted issues. Hopefully these teens have learned a valuable lesson and will make better decisions going forward.
“The complainant, as well as her father, provided multiple inconsistent accounts to NYPD Detectives and to experienced Special Victims prosecutors about important material facts in this case,” Thompson said in a statement.
“The complainant has recanted her allegations of forcible sexual assault and the existence of a gun, and she does not wish to pursue criminal charges against any of the defendants. She also refuses to cooperate with any prosecution against her father, who was engaging in sexual conduct with her.”
Subway slashings has Bratton in full Nazi Germany mode.
The New York Police Department is considering banning repeat offenders who commit crimes from using the city’s transit systems. But how legal is the plan and who is most likely to be affected by it? RT’s Anya Parampil and Emmy Award-winning media and legal analyst “Lionel” hash it out.
Justice or money?
“New York City reached a settlement with the family of Eric Garner on Monday, agreeing to pay $5.9 million to resolve a wrongful death claim over his killing by the police on Staten Island last July, a lawyer for the family said.
The agreement, reached just a few days before the deadline to file suit, headed off one potentially fractious legal battle over Mr. Garner’s death even as a federal inquiry into the killing and several others at the state and local level remain open and could provide a further accounting of how he died.
Still, the settlement was a pivotal moment in a case that has engulfed the city and the Police Department since the afternoon of July 17, 2014, when two officers approached Mr. Garner as he stood unarmed on a sidewalk and accused him of selling untaxed cigarettes.” *
Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) discuss on The Young Turks. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
*Read more here
The woman who came to her rescue has the heart of a f*cking lion. These cops had every intention of taking her and doing who knows what to her. Police the police.
May14 around 7PM in Washington heights 140st and Hamilton undercover officers Gonzalez from the 30th Pct. NYPD over stepped his boundaries and was not following proper protocol . #PoliceThePolice
via NY POST
NYPD Officer Brian Moore died Monday after his distraught family removed him from life support, law-enforcement sources said.
A grim-faced Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was seen entering the hospital around 12:30 p.m. Moore’s parents were at their son’s bedside.
The officer’s father, Raymond, is a retired cop.
“He is devastated,” a source told The Post.
Moore, 25, was gunned down by a violent ex-con after the officer and his partner stopped the man as he suspiciously fiddled with an object in his waistband on a Queens street Saturday evening, authorities said.
“Do you have something in your waist?’’ Moore asked Demetrius Blackwell, 35, while sitting behind the wheel of the cops’ unmarked car, sources said.
“Yeah, I got something,” Blackwell, 35, snarled back.
Authorities are now preparing to upgrade the attempted-murder rap against Blackwell to murder, sources said.
via NY Post
An NYPD sergeant was shot in the head and chest and critically wounded in Queens on Saturday.
The anti-crime officer worked out of the 105th Precinct in Queens Village and was on duty when he was hit at around 6:15 p.m. It was not clear whether he was in uniform – anti-crime officers often do plainclothes patrols.
A suspect was holed up in a nearby building at 212th Street and 104th Avenue. Police sent hostage negotiaters to try to talk him out – but it was not clear if he actually was holding people against their will.
The cop was rushed to Jamaica Hospital in a radio car.
The officer was the fifth New York City cop shot in the last five months.
On Wednesday April 29, while exercising my “rights” as press, my coverage of the NYC Freddie Gray Rally resulted in me being accosted/kidnapped/illegally detained by the para military occupying force that you refer to as the NYPD. I was doing nothing more than documenting their Gestapo tactics, in this case which were telling peaceful protesters that they no longer had the right to exercise their right to free assembly and freedom of speech. The parallels are staggering, check this out, as a result of the work that the gunman from Baltimore put in December resulting in the death of two cops in Brooklyn, there has been a reconstruction of the statues/ordinances/codes that pertain to how people in this city are “allowed” to protest.
Protest, in it’s essence should not be about consent, first and foremost. What is the point of making your words heard and your action felt, if you are being told what the acceptable decibel is that your pitch can be heard at, or what is the acceptable motion that the herd can be herded in? While the majority of people in this city sip tea and point fingers, De Blasio‘s powers have been usurped by a villainous treasonous para military organization who are doing the bidding of their task masters who have declared war on your basic liberties, and this diatribe is for those who still think that they are “citizens” of a democratic society.
When basic liberties are usurped and non violent civil disobedience is met with the force reserved for full scale escalations, then NO ONE is safe. Safety is an illusion when your fellow man is denied the basic rights of existence, and one of the paramount tenets of existence is your ability to be heard, on your own terms.
For those of us who know that NYC is a municipality, a corporation, deriving from municipium, a Latin word that “derives from the Latin social contract “municipium”, meaning duty holders, referring to the Latin communities that supplied Rome with troops in exchange for their own incorporation into the Roman state (granting Roman citizenship to the inhabitants) SOURCE: Wikipedia, we KNOW that none of these codes, ordinances, or statutes are lawfully binding and this in fact is not a Democratic society or even Government in the sense of how we collectively identify the word.
Please refer to last Friday’s KTLRADIO show we did called “The People vs Ferguson, Inc.” where we laid out in detail how these corporations are using the “people” for personal profit while usurping folks basic inalienable rights. There is no other glaring exposure of this practice at our disposal, than the Fed’s report on Ferguson. Continue reading
My theme music.
Hypocrisy at its finest.
You don’t say?
Don’t know the full story yet, will update as details emerge. I guess cops have no idea how to remedy a situation without brutal violence.
Full news report below.
White privilege at its finest? The restraint these officers showed is unprecedented because black males are being murdered with their hands up and running away from police officers everyday in this country and this family was fighting to the death.
If you read the anti-cop comments on youtube you can get a strong sense that police have become the most hated group in these times. They are the ultimate pawns of the government. No update on what happened with the suspect as of yet.
A police officer in San Jose, California was shot to death Tuesday after responding to a call about a man threatening to commit suicide. Officers closed off several streets in East San Jose as they searched for the shooter. (March 25)
Another mother in mourning after her son is gunned down in cold blood by police.
Mother of slain black teen says son’s death ‘baffles’ her.Tony Robinson, 19, was shot and killed by Madison police after they responded to a call … “Initial findings at the scene did not reflect a gun or anything of that nature that … “My son has never been a violent person,” she said.
So when are they gonna do one with police officers asking them about their true feeling towards black people and black men in particular? Police depts. across the country are being exposed in recently released reports, as using racial profiling in their policing of urban communities which is old news in itself.
Somebody is gonna take the fall for this in a big way. Glad this video is getting some media attention now. Where are all the free speech advocates rushing to defend them?
A city-funded legal aid organization knowingly participated in a music video where artists rapped that it was “time to start k!lling these coppers” and pointed guns at a man dressed as an NYPD officer, the city’s Department of Investigation has found.
The Bronx Defenders, a criminal defense firm that receives about $20 million every year in public funding, let rappers Uncle Murda and Maino shoot portions of their “Hands Up” music video in their offices near Yankee Stadium and then tried to cover up its involvement, according to a DOI report.
Newly light skin radio host Charlemagne drops some truth about what happens when rappers keeping it real goes wrong.
Malcolm X sits down with Mike Wallace to discuss police brutality on June 8, 1964. The more things change the more they stay the same?
On June 8, 1964, Mike Wallace interviewed Malcolm X and they discussed the African American Harlem environment and the community’s hostility against policemen. During this interview Malcolm X outlines this disproportionate targeting of the African American community by police, and why they do it. Continue reading
Hit the the cut to see what they are saying is the actual shootout caught on surveillance cameras.
Must watch. Cartoon by Hip Hop Cartoons
I guess the tried, tested and true system of the NYPD investigating itself has kicked in after this video went viral.
The NYPD is looking into why an officer got physical with a guy who was filming a viral video for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
The dancer is Alexander BOK, and he bills himself as “your favorite prankster” … that is unless you’re one of the cops he attempted to bust a move on in the middle of a NYC street.
Everything was all good ‘bout a week ago.
The rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested today after a long-term investigation by the NYPD related to his possible involvement in shootings and narcotics trafficking. This is Shmurda’s third brush with the law in recent months, following charges for possessing a gun and marijuana.
Kati Cornell, the director of public information for New York City’s special narcotics prosecutor, confirmed that the rapper was arrested in his car in the early hours of morning. According to official sources, he was arrested along with several members of GS9, the Brooklyn gang that also lends its name to Shmurda’s rap crew.
Social Media has invaded every segment of society and the NYPD seems to have a serious problem with their officers posting selfies with their uniforms on:
via Daily Mail
In a statement in response to the probe, John J. McCarthy, NYPD Deputy Commissioner, said: ‘Members of the Police Department are prohibited from posting photographs of themselves in uniform without the prior authorization.
‘This does not include photographs taken during official department ceremonies. This directive is in compliance with the New York City Social Media Policy and is in part intended to protect officers from divulging identifying information on social media sites that may endanger officer safety.
Breach of these guidelines can result in harsh disciplinary action including termination. However sources told the Daily News that the female officers involved could lose 10 days vacation.
A group of female NYPD officers are facing disciplinary action after photos of them in uniform were posted on sexy Instagram account.
The policewomen posted photos of themselves posing away from work alongside images of them wearing their badges – allegedly violating the department’s social media policy.
Most underreported story of the past few days. Bill and his accusers get wall to wall coverage while this gets none.
A rookie New York City police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a darkened stairwell in Brooklyn late Thursday night, according to the police.
I am gonna take a wild guess and say all parties involved want this to just go away now.
via Daily News
What began as a young woman taunting a man on the F train devolved into a wild subway brawl when he turned around and slapped the girl in an incident that was caught on video.
The blow knocked the woman back five feet as another man jumped in and exchanged punches with the attacker, according to the undated viral footage, which was uploaded to YouTube on Saturday and already has more than 600,000 views.
Spike speaks on race in America, social media’s role in uprisings across the world, and his thoughts on police brutality.
Director Spike Lee on race in America: “If you’re African-American in this country, you know what the deal is.” Fusion’s Jorge Ramos spoke to Lee about his latest documentary “I Can’t Breathe,” problems with the NYPD, race in America and the impact of social media on his projects.What do you think?
So quick to inflict pain on the suspect this dumb cop kicks a fellow officer. As much the smartphone era has blunted normal human interaction without them we would never see this type of brutality that is perpetrated across the country by police officers who are finally getting exposed for centuries long abuse against black people and people of all colors and persuasions.
via Boxden, via Complex
Video footage obtained by DNAinfo shows an NYPD officer so eager to inflict pain that he kicked a fellow officer in the head after mistaking him for a suspect.
The video, shot in January, shows two officers tangled with a man who allegedly tried to avoid paying his fair at the Coney Island/Stillwell Avenue station in Brooklyn. That’s when the offending plainclothes officer appears and unknowingly kicks his companion, boot and head meeting with a resounding “thud”:
The plainclothes officer walked up to the scrum, paused and then reared back with one leg, letting his boot fly into the back of the head of a hat-wearing police officer wrestling with the suspect. The kick had enough force that the sound can be heard on the recording above the din.
A woman who witnessed the spectacle can be heard laughing while saying “He kicked a cop.” After realizing his mistake, the officer is seen attempting to comfort his fellow officer with a pat on the head. Unfortunately, the damage was done.
The unidentified officer was forced to turn in his gun and badge, and has become the subject of investigations by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office and the police department’s Internal Affairs unit.
That was quick. Boy when you are a white man and part of Hollywood’s elite and you die from a drug overdose you get justice with the speed of lightening.
via Daily News
Cops raided a Manhattan drug den Tuesday night and arrested suspected dealers who may have been the ones who sold heroin to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, sources said.
Authorities entered the Mott Street building and at around 7:30 p.m. and nabbed four people after getting a tip that the “Capote” star was sold heroin there a couple of months ago.
The cops found about 350 glassine envelopes with what appeared to be heroin inside in three apartments in the building, according to law enforcement sources.
This is definitely not for the squeamish. Saw this posted on FB yesterday and was taken aback at the severity of this beat down.
An off-duty NYPD sergeant was beaten within an inch of his life outside a Queens diner early Sunday by a thug who kept brutally bashing his head as he lay sprawled in the street.
A sickening cell-phone video shows Sgt. Mohammed Deen get knocked to the ground, then repeatedly kicked and punched by a hulking brute identified by cops as Hayden Holder, 29, of Jamaica.
At one point, the video shows the attacker leaving Deen crumpled on the pavement as he tries to smash in the windows of the NYPD veteran’s nearby white BMW 535i — with Deen’s horrified wife locked inside, a police source said.
Detectives walk Hayden Holden from 106th Precinct on Sunday.Photo: Riyad Hasan
When the perp can’t break the glass, the video — which was posted to Facebook — shows him returning to his motionless victim, smashing his head against the street and pummeling him some more.
“It was a vicious, savage beating,” one stunned law-enforcement source said.