Posts Tagged ‘police shooting’

When Police Murdered an Elderly Man Clutching a Crucifix, His Daughter Turned Grief into Action

January 3rd, 2018

Unarmed 73-year-old grandfather Francisco Serna, who suffered from dementia, was murdered by police while walking near his home. His daughter, Laura Serna, is organizing families of victims of police violence to demand justice for their loved ones. Bakersfield Police is known as the deadliest police force in the nation.

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Latinx Anti-Blackness Killed Philando Castile

June 16th, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As news broke that a court acquitted Officer Yanez, the 29 year old Latino police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile while he wore his seatbelt and his girlfriend livestreamed from the passenger side of his car last summer, reactions of outrage and disbelief poured throughout the country. Castile’s mother took to facebook telling […]

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