#BlackLivesMatter To A Degree: Columbus Police Chief Fires Officer Adam Coy For Killing 47-Year-Old Unarmed Black Man Andre Hill

47-year-old, unarmed, Black man Andre Maurice Hill was gunned down by Officer Adam Coy in Columbus, Ohio on Christmas Eve last week. According to CNN, Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan has filed official department charges against Coy, initiated an investigation into his conduct, and has terminated Coy from the force. See how easy that is, other police chiefs around the country? “Today is Christmas Eve. A time when we should be gathering with those we love,” Quinlan said. “The family of Andre Hill has nothing to celebrate this holiday, someone very important won’t…

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Video Shows Police Arrest Fellow Officer For Assaulting a Black Suspect

  A viral video has received public support for showing police arrest a fellow officer for assaulting a Black suspect. The incident in Harvey, Illinois, which is south of Chicago. A woman named Erica Ramseur captured the incident in a series of clips. The first clip showed three men holding down a Black suspect as police vehicles pull up on the scene. While it’s unclear if all or some of the men were security guards or actual cops, Ramseur claimed that the suspect was maced. Once more police arrive, a…

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