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…

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