Wednesday, June 29, 2022

No Charges Filed Against Police Officers Who Killed 26-year-old Latino Father

On April 19, 2021, police in the San Francisco Bay Area city knelt on Mario Gonzalez’s body for four minutes, until he died. Almost a year later, the county’s District Attorney, Nancy O’Malley, announced that no charges will be filed against the officers who killed Gonzalez. Mario Gonzalez was a 26-year-old Latino father of one […]

New report reveals 2,600 Latinos were killed by the police or in custody in the past 6 years

While the true scope of the impact of policy brutality is difficult to know, a new report found that in recent years more than 2,600 Latinos were killed by police or died while in custody. The report was released last week by UnidosUS in partnership with a group of researchers, scholars, activists, and family members […]

Black- Latino Army Officer Files a Lawsuit After 2 Virginia Police Officers Used Excessive Force

2nd Lt. Caron Nazario, an Afro- Latino Army officer, is suing two Virginia police officers for $1 million after they pointed guns at him, pepper sprayed him, and pushed him to the ground during a traffic stop for what the police officers believed it was a missing license plate on his new SUV. The suit, […]