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Police shooting sparks protests in Philadelphia

Monday afternoon, Philadelphia police shot a 27-year-old man named Walter Wallace, Jr. A cell phone video showed the scene in question. Wallace is seen in the video brandishing a knife and walking towards the officers who had arms drawn. Wallace’s…

BU kicks off EMPIRE series with Officer Macmillan from the Philadelphia Police Department

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Bloomsburg University premiered EMPIRE, a new program aimed at teaching students life lessons that can’t be taught in the classroom. Program founder and coordinator, Marci Woods, kicked off the series earlier this week at the Kehr…

12-Year-Old Boy Added To Growing List of Police Brutality Victims

Cleveland Boy Shot and Killed By Police Officer Timothy Loehmann of the Cleveland Police Department was the center of yet another police brutality controversy this past November. The victim was 12-year-old Tamir Rice who was seen playing with a pellet gun…