Host Brian Buckmire breaks down Today’s cases.
Three Wilmington police officers were fired for hate speech. A video was unintentionally discovered in a routine inspection. The officers were fired for violating standards of conduct. The video shows war needed to “Wipe black people off the map.”
The Colorado Governor launched a special probe into Elijah McClain’s death. The announcement comes after petitions and media scrutiny. Gov. Jared polis stated, “Elijah should be alive today.” Elijah McClain died in August 2019 after interaction with the police. Mcclain’s last words were, “I’m an introvert, I’m different.” The family says McClain was a “Gentle peacemaker.”
Charges were filed against an NYPD officer in a viral video. The Video showed Officer David Afanador, 39, putting a man in a chokehold. Officer Afanador was charged with felony strangulation. Afanador has been suspended without pay since the incident. Afanador has a history of disciplinary infractions. In 2014, he was alleged to have pistol-whipped a teen suspect.
Brian Buckmire’s Guests:
Charles F. Coleman Jr. – Civil Rights Attorney
Joseph Richardson – Civil Rights Attorney
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