Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee

    Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee Video footage in the police killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Eric Garner, Delrawn Small, Freddie Gray, Ramarley Graham and others, has played an undeniable role in exposing the horrors and realities of policing in this country. In … Continue reading Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee

MXGM People's Self Defense Campaign Statement on the Murder of Eric Garner by the NYPD

Eric Garner was a husband, a father of six, grandfather of two and a loved member of a community. On July 17, 2014, his life was ended by a NYPD officer’s chokehold, which has been explicitly banned as a restraint tactic for years before former officer Francis Livoti choked and killed young Anthony Baez in … Continue reading MXGM People's Self Defense Campaign Statement on the Murder of Eric Garner by the NYPD

Telling Our Stories: Lalit Clarkson on His Experiences Using Organizing and Legal Tools to Bring About Police Accountability

As a member of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s Peoples Self Defense Campaign, my work has included conducting Know Your Rights workshops throughout New York City and leading Cop Watch Teams in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights Brooklyn. I was also a named plaintiff of the Floyd v the city of New York lawsuit which challenged … Continue reading Telling Our Stories: Lalit Clarkson on His Experiences Using Organizing and Legal Tools to Bring About Police Accountability