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Kendrec Mcdade

Heartbreaking Illustrations Document The Last Words Of Unarmed Black Men

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.21.2014 | Black Voices

The recent shooting of Missouri teenager Michael Brown has revived a national conversation about race and police brutality, about "walking while black...

Walking Dead: Black & Unarmed

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 01.27.2014 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

The bloodshed that divides us is thicker than the water that unites us. Old Uncle Sam has instilled a bias belief that enables some to judge life under state law and jungle rules.

Zimmerman Verdict Is a Clarion Call for the Nation to Grapple With Racial Injustice

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 09.12.2013 | Black Voices
Judith Browne Dianis

The movement must not stop with this verdict but continue on not only until each and every young man of color in America can walk the streets in any of our nation's neighborhoods unafraid, knowing not only that he is safe, but also that as a nation we no longer tolerate the unfairness facing them but will ensure opportunities to thrive.

Man Pleads Guilty To False Police Report That Led To Student's Death

AP | Posted 08.17.2013 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. — A California man who made a 911 call that ended with Pasadena police fatally shooting a college student has pleaded guilty to...

Man Blamed For Deadly Police Shooting Won't Face Charges

AP | Posted 10.24.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A man Pasadena police blamed for a deadly shooting after he falsely claimed robbery suspects were armed will not be charged with involu...

Whiteness Matters

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 09.30.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. David J. Leonard

The failed responses, at a rhetorical and a policy level in the aftermath of Katrina and post-Trayvon highlights a persistent failure to account for American racism.

McDade's Parents Say Autopsy Contradicts Police Statement

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.14.2012 | Los Angeles

An autopsy conducted on Kendrec McDade, the 19-year-old who was fatally shot by Pasadena police in March, revealed that he received seven gun shot wou...

Teen Who Was With Kendrec The Night He Died Admits To Theft

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- A 17-year-old boy on Tuesday admitted his role in juvenile court in a theft that led to the fatal shooting of an unarmed college s...

NAACP Asks Pasadena For Police Shooting Documents

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- The NAACP has asked Pasadena officials for documents, audio recordings and ballistic reports related to last month's police shooti...

'I Thought It Was A Drug Deal Gone Bad' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.06.2012 | Los Angeles

A witness's recollection about the night of Kendrec McDade's shooting death casts doubt over Pasadena police officers' account of the events. 20-y...

WATCH: 'I Didn't Kill That Guy'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.05.2012 | Los Angeles

The question of who to blame, if anyone, for the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Kendrec McDade is a controversial one. But the 911 caller, who admits h...

Did The Police Cover Up The Wrongful Death Of This College Student?

AP | By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 06.05.2012 | College

PASADENA, Calif. — Pasadena's police chief is inviting the FBI to investigate the death of a college student who was shot and killed by officers...

'I Can't Say. I Can't Say Because I Wasn't There'

AP | Posted 04.02.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- Pasadena Police Chief Philip Sanchez told community members Saturday he's determined to get the facts straight about what led offi...

LISTEN: The 911 Call That Led To Police Shooting Of Unarmed Teen

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 03.30.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- Police initially considered Oscar Carrillo a victim of an armed robbery and rushed to the spot where Carrillo claimed one of two y...

Shocking Arrest In The Police Shooting Of An Unarmed Teen

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. — Oscar Carrillo's 911 call was clear: Two young men just robbed him of his computer and backpack. At least one of them had a g...