UPDATE Coronavirus COVID-19 : All 50 States Have Reported Cases

What is COVID-19? In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV.” A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold. Click here for an explanation on how it spreads and how it differs from a common cold or the flu. UPDATE March 20, 2020…

Trigger Warning: Man Followed, Stopped & Tased by Plain Clothes NYPD Officer in Brooklyn

This is a tough video to watch but it’s important to shed light and hold the New York police accountable to citizens. This occurred in Brooklyn New York. The young man was in the park in Canarsie shortly at approximately 7:50 pm( the park does not close until 9pm) when approached by a plain clothes officer. After the initial illegal stop- multiple officers swarmed down on the young man. According to the video recorder twitter user @TheVelvetRope__ “I’m walking home from work and this undercover cop was holding this man.…

Watch: Orlando Police Arrest 6 Year Old Girl as she begs them to not put Her in Handcuffs

The video footage released by the family of 6 year old Kaia Rolle shows the traumatized 6 year old being handcuffed while pleading with the officers not to handcuff her. The officer Dennis Turner, worked for the Orlando Police Department. He restrained the first grader with zip ties at Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy Charter School. When he pulls out the zip ties the 6 year old asks “What are those for?” He states, “It’s for you.” “No I don’t want handcuffs on! Please don’t!” The little girl cried to…

Court Orders An Expedited On Site Inspection of Parchman Prison for Roc Nation Attorneys

Via TeamRoc: The court “authorized expedited discovery in the form of an on-site inspection” at Parchman Prison; it is taking place today in Mississippi. The facilities, medical evaluations, and water and sewage tests will all be subject to scrupulous inspection by subject matter experts chosen by the legal team representing Parchman inmates. A record of the findings will be documented via photography at all stages of the inspection. Read the full orders here: Case: 4:20-cv-00007-DMB-JMV Doc #: 49 Case: 4:20-cv-00007-DMB-JMV Doc #: 48 Follow @teamroc for updates.

Diabetic 20 Year Old In Parchman’s Unit 29 May Lose foot or Life Because of Prison’s Neglect

Upon his plea for help, We demand Parchman State Penitentiary take immediate action on behalf of Justin Hurst. In fear of retaliation, we demand transparency to the families of all men’s medical treatment inside MDOC facilities henceforth. For over a month a Mississippi mother has been contacted by her son from inside Parchman State Penitentiary Unit 29. Her son, Justin is Diabetic and in desperate need of treatment for his condition. His mother was informed that his feet had swollen beyond recognition and that he has been refused medical attention…