TRAVIS SCOTT GETS REAL ABOUT POLICE BRUTALITY

The Hip Hop community showed their approval of the guilty verdict given to Derek Chauvin earlier this week across social media. Speaking to  sources on Wednesday (April 21) Travis Scott was also happy to see justice served, but hopes there’s more progress in the future when it comes to police-community relations. “I mean, we felt, like, that we finally got justice toward some shit that was just very disgusting,” Scott said of the conviction. “You know, for it to take so long to finally catch something like a verdict like this for the things…

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State Troopers Bragged Via Text About “Whoopin” They Gave a Black Man

According to reports, four Louisiana State troopers allegedly beat a Black man who surrendered himself after a high-speed chase. Now, court filings have noted Troop F officers sent 14 text messages back-and-forth to brag about the “whoopin’” they delivered to the 29-year-old man, whose name is Antonio Harris. One of the cops in the group text—Jacob Brown texted the group and said, “He gonna be sore tomorrow for sure.” Another trooper in the group named Dakota DeMoss allegedly spoke on the incident in question and said, “He’s gonna have nightmares…

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Lil Baby uses Grammy to make statement on police brutality

Rapper Lil Baby devoted his Grammy Awards performance to making a striking statement on police brutality. The 26-year-old entertainer took to the Grammy stage on Sunday to perform his 2020 hit, “The Bigger Picture,” released during a summer marked by historic nationwide protests against racism and police violence. The performance opened with a stirring scene, showing a Black man dozing off in his vehicle before being approached by two white police officers. After cooperating with police, the man is handcuffed, before being shot as he attempts to flee. Several Black…

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Black woman pepper sprayed with infant daughter

The Police Accountability Board in Rochester, New York, is calling for fundamental changes in the city’s police department after police said a Black mother was pepper-sprayed during an arrest, which body camera footage showed took place in front of her 3-year-old child.The incident is the latest involving Rochester police officers that have prompted widespread criticism and condemnation.Bodycam footage from the February 22 incident shows an officer, responding to a shoplifting complaint, confronting a woman, who is seen holding the toddler. The woman proceeds to show the officer the inside of…

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#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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Compassion and the Culture ; Homelessness ,Mental Health , Police Brutality And Abuse

“Compassion and the Culture “ Compassion is an attribute often obtained by understanding. Understanding however, is not that easy for many. A large number of our culture will only obtain understanding through experience. Then there are those who have the ability to empathize with someone or something. The (let me walk in their shoes) way of thinking. However that compassion is obtained I think it’s safe to say the world needs more of it. In 2019 over 550,000 people were counted as homeless according to Housing and Urban Development. Since…

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Casey Goodson’s Family Reveals More Disturbing Details About His Egregiously Unjustified Death At The Hands Of Police

“There’s a war going on outside, no man is safe from”, were the infamous bars rapped by Mobb Deep’s now-deceased legend Prodigy. Those lyrics are from 1994 and they ring as true today as they did then. Yesterday, BOSSIP reported on the shooting death of 23-year-old Casey Goodson at the hands of an Ohio sheriff. He was thought to be a man who was said to have been waving a firearm out of his car window. This was incorrect and now he’s dead because either police don’t know how to do their jobs or…

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Black Entrepreneur Creates App to Help Film Police Brutality and Alert Family Members

Washington, DC — Meet James A. Samuel, Jr., founder and CEO of a new app called ANJEL Tech that allows users to immediately began live streaming and transmitting footage to their family members when they are in any type of dangerous situation. The app, developed by a DC-based Black-owned company, appeals to the African American community because of what has been happening across the nation in regards to police brutality. However, the app can also be used to alert loved ones of other personal safety issues such as domestic abuse, elderly abuse, etc.…

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