Tag Archives: human rights

ANOTHER white South Carolina police officer arrested for killing an unarmed black man.

9 Apr

ANOTHER white South Carolina police officer arrested for killing an unarmed black man.

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I’m sure by now that you have all seen the tragic shooting death of Walter Scott by the hands of a South Carolina police officer. That officer, was charged with murder. Just one day later another South Carolina officer from North Augusta has been arrested and charged in the murder of another unarmed black man, Ernest Satterwhite who was parked in his own driveway.

Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/another-white-south-carolina-police.html

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Gays in the military: It’s not that big a deal

19 Dec

In the interest of full disclosure I must let you know that I am straight not gay. I am however a black man who has served in our nations military as a member of the NJ National Guard. That gives me a perspective on the civil rights and military issues at play here.

Read my opinion piece here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/gays-in-military-its-not-big-deal.html

What’s the big deal with gay marriage anyway?

8 Aug

What’s the big deal about gay marriage anyway?

If two consenting adults want to get married shouldn’t they be allowed to? Read my editorial piece here:

 http://aareports.com/2010/08/whats-big-deal-with-gay-marriage-anyway.html

NY Gov. Paterson Signs Law Limiting NYPD Stop-Frisk Database

17 Jul

NY Gov. Paterson Signs Law Limiting NYPD Stop-Frisk Database

Gov. David Paterson signed legislation Friday that would stop New York City police from storing the names of hundreds of thousands of people who were stopped and frisked without facing charges, calling the practice “not a policy for a democracy.”

http://aareports.com/2010/07/ny-gov-paterson-signs-law-limiting-nypd.html

Woman sues church after it performs a gay marriage

25 Jun

Woman sues church after it performs a gay marriage.

Yvonne more loved her church. That is until it held a gay marriage ceremony there making her so angry that she sued the church. Watch the story here:

http://aareports.com/2010/06/woman-sues-black-church-over-gay.html

Black man shot in head and then dragged down road in alleged hate crime

6 Jun

Black man shot in head and then dragged down road in alleged hate crime:

In an incident reminiscent of the 1998 slaying of James Byrd, the FBI, state and local police are trying to determine whether a hate crime was committed when Gregory Collins, a white man allegedly shot Anthony Hill a black man to death and then dragged his body for about 10 miles behind his pickup. Read more by using the link below:

http://aareports.com/2010/06/black-man-shot-and-his-body-dragged.html