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California Police Officer Won't Be Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.10.2017 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 (Reuters) - A police officer was legally justified in shooting dead an unarmed black man in El Cajon, California, in September, an...

Man Killed By Police Pointed Vape Pen In Southern California

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.29.2016 | Crime

EL CAJON, Calif. - Protesters yelled “murder” and demanded on Wednesday a federal investigation after an unarmed black man in Southern California...

Reminder: 1 In 4 Police Killings Involves Someone With Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

An unarmed black man was shot and killed by police in El Cajon, California, Tuesday, sparking protests in the city. Police came to the scene followin...

Paul Wesley Willrich: He Had the Last Laugh

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 03.23.2014 | Black Voices
Lawrence D. Elliott

The officers were seeking suspects in a purse snatching, which had occurred at a nearby drug store. The "probable cause" used for the stop was the physical description: two black males, one taller than the other. "You're kidding, right?" asked the passenger. Well, they weren't kidding. They were serious.

Shoppers Already In Line For Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.17.2012 | Money

This year, Rhiannon Buckingham was determined not to miss a Black Friday deal on a flat-screen TV, so she arrived at the Best Buy in El Cajon, Calif. ...

Trayvon Martin: Not a Symbol for Vigilante Justice

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 05.29.2012 | Crime
Lawrence D. Elliott

If the only justice Trayvon Martin's family can receive is the street kind, then the image of justice in America will have been greatly tarnished. Justice in our country is supposed to be delivered at the end of a legal trial from a jury of one's peers, not at the end of a vigilante's gun.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Cop Critically Wounded In Shootout With Alleged Murderer

AP/Huffington Post | By JULIE WATSON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Crime

EL CAJON, Calif. -- Just days after his wife filed for divorce, a man is suspected of killing his baby daughter and mother-in-law and shooting and cri...

Iraqi Refugees, Seeking A Better Life In America, Face Threat Of Homelessness

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The ongoing violence in Iraq has forced 4 million people to flee their homes and communities in search of safety elsewhere. About 2 million remain dis...