Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. A Virginia mother is calling for justice after her teenage son was fatally shot by state police. Virginia State Police say two troopers then approached Hill's car and commanded him to exit with his hands up. Officers claim Hill then displayed a firearm, prompting officers to open fire on the Black teen. Please, I want justice for my son.
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Jazz musician Keyon Harrold is alleging that he and his year-old son were racially profiled and assaulted this weekend at the Arlo, a boutique hotel in SoHo, by a woman who falsely claimed the teenage boy stole her iPhone. Video of the incident, which Harrold posted to Instagram on Saturday, shows the unidentified woman lunging at the trumpet player's son, yelling "show me my phone! The situation escalated, with the woman eventually tackling the boy and attempting to search his pockets, Harrold said. He is a child! Harrold also noted that the woman was "empowered" by the hotel manager, who can be seen in the video asking the teenager to produce his phone "to settle this situation.
VIDEO: Black Teens Wrongly Accused, Detained At Westlake Village Target
Racial profiling often seems like some kind of perverse rite of passage that young Black people have to go through in America and likely, everywhere else in the world where Black people exist as a part of growing up. A California Target has apologized after two Black teenagers were handcuffed and another was detained in the store because they were associated with other Black people who were accused of shoplifting. Aaron, who resides in Thousand Oaks, said the incident began last Sunday. While her son and his friends were looking for snacks, a group of Black men shoplifting iPhones in the electronics section was confronted by store employees, she said. A Target worker soon approached the teens, all of whom are 16 or 17, and accused them of loitering, she said.
As K officials in many states close schools and shift classes and assignments online due to the spread of the new coronavirus , they confront the reality that some students do not have reliable access to the internet at home — particularly those who are from lower-income households. Here are key findings about the internet, homework and how the digital divide impacts American youth. Students whose parents graduated from college are more likely to use the internet for homework at home. This analysis examines the impact of the internet and the digital divide on youth in the United States. The survey data cited here comes from a Pew Research Center poll of U.