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Post-mortem report delivered to Dreasjon Reed’s family months after police lethally shot him

Post-mortem report delivered to Dreasjon Reed’s family months after police lethally shot him

Post-mortem report delivered to Dreasjon Reed’s family months after police lethally shot him

Reed was lethally shot on May 6.

On May 6, Dreasjon Reed was lethally shot by an IMPD officer. Presently, the late casualty’s family has at last gotten the autopsy results.

A quarter of a year back, cops sought after Reed subsequent to seeing that somebody was driving wildly on an interstate. Supervisors requested that authorities stop the vehicle, which was going about 90 mph. In the wake of recognizing the vehicle on a city road, the 21-year-old, and the deputy supposedly traded gunfire, which brought about the death of the previous.

In the wake of accepting the autopsy results, Reed’s mom Demetree Wynn held a question and answer session tending to the current circumstance. “You can’t do what you did to my son and tell me it was right,” Wynn said. “I’ve been a nurse for 20 years and I’m not stupid. Don’t insult my intelligence by assuming I don’t know how to read. I know what it says. And if it was your child, I promise you, you couldn’t stand here.”

She proceeded, “I can’t breathe, my heart hurts. But I’m still standing here and there ain’t no way in hell you can do that to somebody else’s kid and be okay with it. If you’re okay with it, let me do it to your son and I’m gonna show you how it feels. I promise you that.”

In the wake of the continuous protests in America, this isn’t the first occasion when that there has been an issue with respect to post-mortem examination reports. After George Floyd passed on account of several officers, his family directed performed an individual assessment to reveal insight into reality.

“Sustained pressure on the right side of Mr. Floyd’s carotid artery impeded blood flow to the brain, and weight on his back impeded his ability to breathe,” Ben Crump, the family’s attorney, revealed. “The independent examiners found that weight on the back, handcuffs and positioning were contributory factors because they impaired the ability of Mr. Floyd’s diaphragm to function.”

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Whataburger representative terminated for wearing Black Lives Matter mask

Whataburger representative terminated for wearing Black Lives Matter mask

Whataburger representative terminated for wearing Black Lives Matter mask

The supervisor says Whataburger wouldn’t like to “get into anything political.”

A representative at a Fort Worth, Texas Whataburger says she was terminated on Tuesday (Aug. 4) for wearing a veil with the words “People of color Matter” composed on it.

Makiya Congious recorded the discussion that occurred with her supervisor. “Whataburger wants you to wear a mask that has no opinions whatsoever on them,” the manager said. “You’re entitled to your personal opinions, that’s fine. But at Whataburger, we don’t want to portray them because some people may be offended. This is a big business. … Whataburger doesn’t want to get into anything political because we’re just hamburgers and fries.”

Makiya Congious inquired about submitting her two week’s notice before resigning. “Can I put my two weeks’ notice in?” she asked. The manager told her to leave immediately. “You want to put your two week’s notice in? We accept it and you don’t have to come back at all,” the manager replied.

On a similar audio recording, another worker was heard griping about being called the N-word by a customer. The worker stated, “That’s why my life matters.”

After a white client complained, that is the point at which she was disciplined for the mask, which she had likewise worn the Friday before the incident without any issues. “If you can walk around the whole town with your mask on, why does it matter? It’s something of meaning to us,” Congious said.

Congious said she remained at the restaurant to get an explanation about the mask policy and her two-week notification. The management team at that point called the police since she would not leave.

As per a representative, “Officials made the scene and talked with the female ex-worker who expressed that all she needed was the number to corporate to document a grievance. Ex-worker was given number by the director and afterward left scene without occurrence.”

On Wednesday (Aug. 5), Whataburger delivered an announcement with respect to the episode. “Whataburger supports racial equality,” the statement said. “This is simply a matter of enforcing our uniform policy. Whataburger employees are provided company-issued masks that comply with our policy and adhere to CDC and local government guidance.”

Individuals have composed protests at the Whataburger restaurant. A few people have additionally put in huge orders and left without getting the food or paying.

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Nia DaCosta to be first Black woman to professionally direct a Marvel film

Nia DaCosta to be first Black woman to professionally direct a Marvel film

Nia DaCosta to be first Black woman to professionally direct a Marvel film

DeCosta was as of late tapped to direct the ‘Captain’ Marvel’ continuation.

Nia DaCosta has allegedly joined the Captain Marvel 2 group and is set to coordinate the up and coming spin-off. The news, which was first announced by Deadline, makes DaCosta the first-ever Black woman to direct a film in the Marvel Studios brand series.

DaCosta has been having some fantastic luck since guiding her non-mainstream film Little Woods in 2018. She was hence hand-picked by Jordan Peele as a co-author and director for his Candyman revamp, which is normal for later this year. The film was initially set to hit theaters this June, yet was delayed to an October delivery date due to COVID-19.

“I always loved horror when I was younger; I just loved all creepy films. Candyman was one of those movies that scared the sh*t out of me,” DaCosta said during a Vulture profile. “I remember it aligning so well with me being in middle school, although it came out a few years before I was in middle school. In the bathroom, people would either say ‘Bloody Mary’ or ‘Candyman.’”

“Today, I understand that it’s special because it has a Black antagonist in a very white space…” she added.

In a meeting with Jezebel, DaCosta additionally talked on the limitations she’s felt as a Black female movie producer.

“I think there are a lot of narratives that get imposed on female filmmakers and filmmakers of color,” she said. “I know I personally get asked like, ‘Oh, you do you wanna read this script about this Black person?’ Or, ‘this script about the oppression of Black people?’” And I’m like, ‘Is it good?’”

“On the one hand it’s like, we definitely want a Black woman to tell the story about this Black woman,” she continued. “But it’s also sort of like, you can only tell those stories.”

DaCosta’s forthcoming Captain Marvel spin-off is scheduled for commercial release in July of 2022

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Amber Guyger appeals murder conviction, requests lesser charge and sentence

Amber Guyger appeals murder conviction, requests lesser charge and sentence

Two Black sheriff’s office assistants sue San Francisco for racial discrimination

In 2018, Guyger lethally shot Botham Jean while he was in his condo eating frozen yogurt.

The legal team for Amber Guyger, the lady who was indicted for killing Botham Jean, has filed legal paperwork to invalidate her conviction and sentence.

Guyger’s lawyers accept there was insufficient proof for the homicide accusation and request to have her charged guilty of criminally negligent homicide. The new charge would happen to a lesser sentence.

In the legal filing, the defense expressed, “The evidence was legally insufficient to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Guyger committed murder because (1) through mistake, Guyger formed a reasonable belief about a matter of fact—that she entered her apartment and there was an intruder inside—and (2) her mistaken belief negated the culpability for Murder because although she intentionally and knowingly caused Jean’s death, she had the right to act in deadly force in self-defense since her belief that deadly force was immediately necessary was reasonable under the circumstances.”

The previous cop is as of now carrying out a 10-year sentence for lethally shooting Jean while he was in his loft eating frozen yogurt in 2018. Guyger resided a story under Jean and said she confused him for an intruder when she entered his loft rather than her own. During the shooting, Guyger was off the clock, yet at the same time in uniform.

During the call 911, Guyger told the operator various timed that she thought it was her loft. The previous fall, her defense lawyer utilized that contention as an explanation behind her to not be accused of homicide.

Jean’s dear companion Alexis Stossel talked during the trial and said that his passing wasn’t simple for her. “Next to my husband, Botham was my absolute person,” Stossel said. “I love you, but this man is going to be in my life forever, and he’s going to be a part of us forever.”

Guyger’s lawyers are demanding an oral contention because of the legalities and realities of the case.

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Two Black sheriff’s office assistants sue San Francisco for racial discrimination

Two Black sheriff’s office assistants sue San Francisco for racial discrimination

Two Black sheriff’s office assistants sue San Francisco for racial discrimination

The ladies asserted they experienced racial segregation, reprisal, and badgering while at work.

Two Black ladies who filled in as representatives for over 19 years in the San Francisco Sherriff’s Department are suing the city. The ladies guarantee they experienced racial segregation, reprisal and provocation at work, as per the San Francisco Chronicle.

The representatives — Danielle Dillard and Kim Lee — documented the grievance on Monday (Aug. 3) at the San Francisco Superior Court. As indicated by the suit, the Sheriff’s Department was “a workplace culture in which discrimination, harassment and retaliation have taken root and flourished.”

The ladies guarantee their work conditions intensified after they griped about the prejudicial demonstrations that occurred throughout the most recent couple of years. Dillard says she was called a “monkey” in 2016 by a boss after she presented herself as a clerk. Months after the fact, a similar supervisor didn’t permit Dillard to choose days off after she came back to work from bereavement leave following the demise of her mom.

When Dillard was going to come back to work, she was informed that she would need to accept a 8% decrease in salary and advised to save the boss “all that money junk.” The ladies were given corrective action when they made some noise about the discrimination they experienced at work. In March 2019, Dillard and Lee were provided restraining orders that shielded them from addressing any of the company employees.

Lee says that she was advised by her administrator to “Come to work, do your job and just leave.” She said that she did just what the supervisor asked. “So, I just didn’t talk to nobody,” she said. “I’d sometimes cry at my desk because I want to talk to my friends. Those people were my friends and I couldn’t talk to my friends.”

Lawyer Angela Alioto is speaking to the two ladies. “I don’t know how they have made it this long, all those months without being able to speak and the frustration being so horrible that they literally would cry on their lunch break or they would cry, you know, when they go home all night because they’re under these strict, oppressive rules not to speak. It’s crazy!” Alioto said of her clients’ experiences at work.

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has not remarked on the pending claim.

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