Police Debate Shifts: Eric Adams, Al Sharpton, and the Killing of Hunter Brittain

Police Debate Shifts: Eric Adams, Al Sharpton, and the Killing of Hunter Brittain

Eric Adams’ win in NYC and the Al Sharpton’s presence for Hunter Brittain in Arkansas signals a change in Democrats’ approach to police reform.

Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

By Quentin Choy June 1, 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court on June 1 unanimously reaffirmed the authority of native tribes on reservations in the Supreme Court case United States v. Cooley (2021). The case revolved around the legitimacy and authority of tribal police powers in the stop and search of Joshua James Cooley, a non-native…

Pride Parades Across the Country Not Allowing Police Participation

Pride Parades Across the Country Not Allowing Police Participation

By Quentin Choy May 20, 2021 Pride parades in several major cities across the country such as New York City and Denver are banning participation in the parades by uniformed police officers in response to police brutality such as the kind that killed George Floyd last summer. Those hosting the events believe that the presence…

Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

By Quentin Choy May 19, 2021 U.S. Representative Val Demings will challenge Florida Senator Marco Rubio for his Senate seat in 2022. Demings was Orlando’s first Black woman police chief and was on the shortlist to be Joe Biden’s Vice President along with Susan Rice, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Tammy Duckworth, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris,…

73-Year-Old Colorado Woman With Dementia Brutally Arrested

73-Year-Old Colorado Woman With Dementia Brutally Arrested

By Quentin Choy April 27, 2021 Karen Garner, a 73-year-old woman suffering from dementia was arrested in June 2020 in Loveland, Colorado. She was reported for allegedly removing her card without the transaction going through at a Walmart. Recently released police footage shows the brutal arrest of an elderly woman, showing the arrest that led…

Guilty: Why the Chauvin Trial Verdict Should be Celebrated From All Across the Political Spectrum

Guilty: Why the Chauvin Trial Verdict Should be Celebrated From All Across the Political Spectrum

By Quentin Choy April 21, 2021 Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who killed George Floyd, whose death sparked nationwide protests, has been found guilty on all three charges against him including second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Many people are relieved with the guilty verdict and believe that justice, or at least…

Weed Gets Staffers Weeded From White House

Weed Gets Staffers Weeded From White House

By Quentin Choy March 19, 2021 According to The Daily Beast, dozens of White House staffers have been “suspended, asked to resign, or placed in a remote work program” because of marijuana use in the past. Many staffers, most of whom are young were told that they wouldn’t be immediately disqualified for recreational usage of…

Why a Movement for the Asian Community Would Be Harder to Organize Than the Black Lives Matter Movement

Why a Movement for the Asian Community Would Be Harder to Organize Than the Black Lives Matter Movement

By Quentin Choy March 18, 2021 Eight women were shot dead at massage parlors in Georgia by a man who was dealing with sexual frustration. Six of those women were Asian and many have called the shooting a hate crime against the Asian-American Pacific Islander community (AAPI).  The killings of these women were the logical…

Kentucky Cancels Its Own Citizens

Kentucky Cancels Its Own Citizens

By Quentin Choy March 13, 2021 A year ago today, Breonna Taylor, a 26-year old paramedic was shot dead in her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky. Both Taylor’s death and George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis were deaths that Black Lives Matter protesters sought to amplify to the country last summer.  On the one year mark of…

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