• Denai Cross

No Officers Indicted in Death of Daniel Prude, a Black Man Pinned and Hooded During Mental Crisis

“The criminal justice system has frustrated efforts to hold law enforcement accountable for the unjustified killing of unarmed African Americans,” James said Tuesday at a news conference, where she pointed to other high-profile deaths in custody that set off protests and calls for criminal consequences last year. One of those cases, of an officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, will soon go to trial in another test of prosecutors’ vows to seek justice. “History has unfortunately repeated itself again in the case of Daniel Prude,” James said, denouncing “a system that at its core is broken.” To learn more click here.

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