Rochester: Police Handcuff and Pepper Spray 9-Year-Old Black Child

Photo Credit: Police Body-cam Footage By Serran Soledad Protests erupted this week after body-cam footage surfaced from a January 29 incident showing Rochester, New York police officers forcing a handcuffed nine-year-old Black girl into the back of a police car before pepper-spraying her in the face. The assault on the child was in response to a mental health call made by her mother. The disturbing … Continue reading Rochester: Police Handcuff and Pepper Spray 9-Year-Old Black Child

Hundreds of Migrant Children Can’t be Reunited with Parents

By Nélida Tello In a court filing on Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the US Justice Department documented that the parents of 545 migrant children, separated at the El Paso, Tx border by a 2017 pilot ‘family separation’ program, couldn’t be located. Government estimates conclude that about two-thirds of the parents have been deported to Central America, complicating reunification. Additionally, an ACLU … Continue reading Hundreds of Migrant Children Can’t be Reunited with Parents