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Akai Gurley

Family of Akai Gurley Wins Millions in Settlement with NYC

The family of a man who was shot to death in a Brooklyn, N.Y., housing…

Akai Gurley Peter Liang

#SentenceSoLight: No Justice, No Peace for Akai Gurley

When Akai Gurley was killed in November 2014, his death was not muddied by the controversy that…

Conviction Stands for NYPD Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

A New York City police officer who fatally wounded an unarmed Black man in a…

Thousands Protest to Support Cop in Akai Gurley Case

About 10,000 supporters of a former police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed man…

Akai Gurley: Jurors to Deliberate on Officer-Involved Shooting

The New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public…

Akai Gurley: NYPD Officer Peter Liang Takes Stand

The New York City police officer who fatally shot Akai Gurley took the stand to…

Akai Gurley

Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Indicted

The NYPD officer who killed an unarmed Brooklyn man in a housing project staircase has…

No Country for Black Men

The thing is, James Baldwin came back. Various social media timelines of mine have exploded…

Death of Unarmed Brooklyn Man Shot by Police Ruled Homicide

Akai Gurley’s Death Ruled a Homicide

The death of Akai Gurley, the 28-year-old man who was killed by a New York…

Akai Gurley Tamir Rice Tanesha Anderson

[FERGUSON FORWARD]Black Death in the Era of Ferguson

What do you do when you’re born bad? If you are a problem for simply…