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One Illinois woman is hoping to get the trademark to New York’s Eric Garner’s dying words to use them for commercial purposes in one incredibly classy move, the Smoking Gun reports.
President Barack Obama gave the nod to basketball player LeBron James ‘I Can’t Breathe’ protest shirt that he wore during a pre-game warmup last week, saying that he wished to see more athletes stand up and speak out, CNN reports.
Brandon Tate-Brown, 26, was just trying to make it home in the early-morning hours of Dec. 15, when police officers pulled him over for allegedly driving without his headlights in Philadelphia’s Mayfair district.
With the country still on its heels from the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands of white police officers, video has surfaced of a reportedly 12-year-old boy being punched by a New York Police Department plainclothes officer as three uniformed cops attempt to arrest him, the New York Daily News reports.
The U.S. Justice Department has come to a different understanding of a law that governs whether it can penalize workplace discrimination against transgender people. On Thursday, it announced that it will now be able to bring legal claims on behalf of transgender employees who say they’ve been discriminated against “by state and local public employers” based on their sexual identity, the Associated Press reported.