Protests hit cop killings of 2 men in Columbus

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Working people have organized a series of protests here since the police killed two unarmed African American men in December. Casey Goodson Jr., 23, a laid-off truck driver who was working at the Gap, was gunned down…


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…


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.…



Federal cops charged in 2017 killing of Bijan Ghaisar

Vol. 84/No. 44 - November 9, 2020

WASHINGTON — A grand jury in Fairfax County, Virginia, filed manslaughter charges Oct. 15 against Alejandro Amaya and Lucas Vinyard, two U.S. Park Police officers, who shot and killed Bijan Ghaisar on Nov. 17, 2017. The cops chased Ghaisar after…


Protests hit cop killing of Jonathan Price in Texas

Vol. 84/No. 42 - October 26, 2020
Protests hit cop killing of Jonathan Price in Texas

WOLFE CITY, Texas — Some 300 people turned out at the high school football stadium in this small, majority Caucasian town of 1,400 Oct. 10 to attend the funeral of Jonathan Price, a well-respected 31-year-old Black resident shot dead by…


Laws protect cops in lack of charges over Taylor killing

Vol. 84/No. 41 - October 19, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After a grand jury here failed to indict the cops who killed Breonna Taylor, a Jefferson Circuit Court judge ordered the release of parts of the recording of the jury’s proceedings. Taylor, a 26-year-old African American medical…


Anger at lack of charges filed in Taylor killing fuels debate

Vol. 84/No. 40 - October 12, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As National Guard tanks rolled through downtown streets here Sept. 23, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the decisions of the grand jury he convened on whether, and what, charges should be issued in the March 13…