Ohio cop charged with murder of Andre Hill

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

Adam Coy, the 19-year veteran Columbus, Ohio, cop who shot and killed Andre Maurice Hill in December, was arrested and arraigned on charges of felony murder Feb. 3. The night of the Dec. 22 killing Coy and another cop were…


Montreal cops brutalize Mamadi Camara

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

MONTREAL — Following a public outcry, Montreal Police Chief Sylvain Caron was forced to issue a public apology Feb. 5 to Mamadi III Fara Camara, a 31-year-old Black graduate student and Uber driver. He was brutalized in his apartment here…



Betsy Ramos case shows real face of capitalist ‘justice’

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021

The case of Betsy Ramos shows the real workings of the capitalist “justice” system. Ramos, 56, is terminally ill with cancer and not expected to live much more than a year. She has been incarcerated for 22 years after being…


Ohio protest: ‘Prosecute cop who killed Casey Goodson’

Vol. 85/No. 1 - January 4, 2021

Rallying at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Dec. 19, dozens of people protested the killing of Casey Goodson Jr. by Franklin County, Ohio, sheriff’s deputy Jason Meade. Tamala Payne, Goodson’s mother, has led protests demanding authorities charge Meade for the…


Family leads protests for arrest of cop who killed Casey Goodson Jr.

Vol. 84/No. 51 - December 28, 2020
Protest Dec. 11 demands arrest of cop who shot and killed Casey Goodson Jr., in Columbus, Ohio. Inset, Tamala Payne, Goodson’s mother, tells crowd, “We’ve all got to stand up!”

Demanding authorities prosecute a sheriff’s deputy who shot dead laid-off truck driver and Gap employee Casey Goodson Jr., hundreds took to the streets of Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 11 and 12. Goodson was gunned down on his grandmother’s doorstep in the…


Brazilians protest store guards beating black man to death

Vol. 84/No. 49 - December 14, 2020
Rally in Brasilia, Brazil, Nov. 20 protests killing of Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, a 40-year-old black man beaten to death by security guards at Carrefour supermarket in Porto Alegre.

Street protests erupted across Brazil after two security guards — one an off-duty military cop — beat to death Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, a 40-year-old black man, outside a Carrefour supermarket in the southern city of Porto Alegre Nov. 19.…


Protests in France hit racist cop attack, repressive law

Vol. 84/No. 49 - December 14, 2020

ALES, France — Over 130,000 people took to the streets of Paris and cities across the country Nov. 28, protesting the cop beating of Michel Zecler, a music producer who is black, and a draft “security” law. The law would…


Cops videocam shows Walter Wallace shot in cold blood

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020

PHILADELPHIA — Hundreds turned out for the Nov. 7 funeral service at the National Temple Baptist Church in North Philadelphia commemorating the life of Walter Wallace Jr. He was killed by Philadelphia cops Sean Matarazzo and Thomas Munz Oct. 26.…